This PowerPoint presentation has definitions, pictures, animations and multimedia aspects on the U.S. Immigration Era (late 1800s-1940s). It features activities for students to exercise their critical thinking skills and recall the information. Material covered: Terms on immigrants and ethnicity, push and pull factors, demographic breakdowns of waves of immigrants- Irish, Chinese, Italian and Hispanic, Ellis Island, Angel Island, governmental discriminatory issues, nativists, the Melting Pot and Salad Bowl theories. In addition, this presentation points out the historical, social and cultural impact of our current legalization process and controversies. Finally, it is common core compatible with built in questioning and reasoning, assessments, student centered activities such as think-pair-shares, and it even includes an art history dimension with political cartoons. This is a must have for a serious educator.
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