Topic 1 Level 4 Simulation Pass Offs

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Topic 1 Level 4 Simulation Pass Offs

Answer the questions below to pass off for level 4.


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  • 1. 
    What is immigration?
    • A. 

      When people move from one country to another to settle

    • B. 

      Moving from a farming to an industrial economy

    • C. 

      The growth of big cities

    • D. 

      When one person or company controls all the production and sells of a certain type of product

  • 2. 
    Which immigrant groups mainly came through Ellis Island?
    • A. 

      European

    • B. 

      Asian

    • C. 

      African

    • D. 

      South American

  • 3. 
    Which group of people mainly came through Angel Island?
    • A. 

      Asian

    • B. 

      European

    • C. 

      African

    • D. 

      South American

  • 4. 
    Why did the immigrants who went through Ellis Island go through Ellis Island and not Angel Island?
    • A. 

      Because the only people who spoke the languages these new immigrants spoke lived in the areas around Ellis Island

    • B. 

      Because Ellis Island was a shorter distance between their home country and the U.S.

    • C. 

      Because each immigrant station required immigrants to come to their immigrant stations based on the first letter in the immigrant's last name

    • D. 

      Because the immigrants who came did not know there was another immigration station into the U.S.

  • 5. 
    Why did the immigrants who went through Angel Island go through Angel Island and not Ellis Island?
    • A. 

      Because the only people willing to process these new immigrants  lived in the areas around Angel Island

    • B. 

      Because Angel Island was a shorter distance between their home country and the U.S.

    • C. 

      Because each immigrant station required immigrants to come to their immigrant stations based on the first letter in the immigrant's last name

    • D. 

      Because the immigrants who came did not know there was another immigration station into the U.S.

  • 6. 
    How was immigrant processing different at Ellis Island for first and second class passengers in staterooms than for third class passengers in steerage?
    • A. 

      First and second class passengers were quickly inspected on the boat and then free to go and third class passengers had to be carried by ferry to Ellis Island to undergo medical and legal inspections

    • B. 

      Third class passengers were quickly inspected on the boat and then free to go and first and second class passengers had to be carried by ferry to Ellis Island to undergo medical and legal inspections

    • C. 

      English and French passengers were not inspected and free to go as soon as the boat docked but Irish and Spanish passengers had to be carried by ferry to Ellis Island to make sure they could speak English before entering the country

    • D. 

      First and second class passengers were just visiting the U.S. or here on visas to go to school or work for a short period of time; third class passengers were actually coming to settle in America, so they had to go through medical and legal processing.

  • 7. 
    What were the similarities in immigrating through Ellis and Angel Islands?
    • A. 

      Both required medical and legal checks to enter the country; both showed favoritism to certain groups and discrimination to other groups; both detained sick immigrants

    • B. 

      Both were on the East coast of the U.S; both favored Russian immigrants over all other immigrant groups; both deported all children under the age of 12

    • C. 

      Both immigrant stations were former prisons; both immigrant stations required all immigrants to work at the immigrant station for 2 years before becoming citizens; both stations were build because of Exclusionary Laws

    • D. 

      Both stations detained immigrants for as long as two years; both stations allowed Mexican and Russian immigrants to enter the country without medical or legal inspections; both stations had services to help immigrants get started off with their new lives in America

  • 8. 
    What were the differences in Ellis and Angel Island Immigration Stations?
    • A. 

      Ellis island was mostly fair where Angel Island was mostly unfair; Ellis Island offered help to immigrants starting out; Angel Island hindered people from starting out; Ellis Island welcomed new immigrants and Angel Island tried to make immigrants return to their home countries.

    • B. 

      Angel Island was mostly fair where Ellis Island was mostly unfair; Angel Island offered help to immigrants starting out; Ellis Island hindered people from starting out; Angel Island welcomed new immigrants and Ellis Island tried to make immigrants return to their home countries.

    • C. 

      Angel Island served mostly European immigrants where Ellis Island served mostly Asian immigrants; Angel Island immediately found homes and jobs for immigrants; Ellis Island did not help immigrants find homes or jobs;  Angel Island took care of sick immigrants and allowed them to enter the country when they were better; but Ellis Island made sick immigrants pay their own hospital bills and then deported them back to their home country when they were better.

    • D. 

      Ellis Island was a privately owned immigration station and  Ellis Island was owned by the government; Ellis Island was for poor immigrants and Angel Island is where the rich went through processing; Ellis Island is where immigrants who had already found jobs went through immigrant processing and Angel Island was where people who needed jobs went through immigrant processing