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America is a land of immigrants. Most Americans can trace their ancestry back to an immigrant, and 40% of Americans can directly trace their ancestry back to Ellis Island!
The second major wave of immigration to the United States took place between the years of 1820-1920. People came for a variety of reasons. Some were pull reasons - reasons that compelled them to move to the United States. Others were push reasons - their safety in their homeland was threatened. For most, America represented a new beginning and new opportunities.
This engaging activity pack includes:
* 20 page SmartBoard presentation focusing on immigration to the United States during 1820-1920.
* A world map for students to label
* 3 page student recording sheet for students to fill out during the SmartBoard presentation
* 3 page teacher key for the student recording sheet
This activity pack will enrich any study of immigration!