This PowerPoint on Immigration discusses how and why immigrants came to the United States during the late 1800- early 1900. It also discusses the hardships they faced once they arrived in the U.S. The PowerPoint contains comprehension questions as well as a writing activity.
It is based on Tennessee State Standard.
5.2.02 Analyze the impact of immigration on the economic and social development of the United States during the Gilded Age
(i.e. urbanization, disease,tenements, political machines, Nativism, social classes)