Lack of land
Did not have to buy a ticket
Arrived by airplane.
Traveled in poor conditions in the bottom of the boat.
Had first class tickets.
Encourage a back-to-Africa movement among freed slaves
Welcome new immigrants to the United States
Call for the imprisonment of illegal immigrants
Support the quota system placed on immigrants.
To give them jobs and living arrangements
To keep them out of the overcrowded cities
To process the new immigrants
To get them over their seasickness
There was no more available land in the US.
Rapid industrialization created many job opportunities.
Farmers in the country disliked immigrants.
Most immigrants lived in cities in their native countries
The construction of the Transcontinental Railroad began during those years, which created jobs.
Cheap land prices in the West attracted all the immigrants.
Industrial growth provided factory jobs for immigrants.
World War I caused immigrants to flee Europe.
People in the same neighborhood all had the same language and customs.
They were comfortable places to live.
High paying jobs were located there.
Ethnic neighborhoods were places where immigrants learned to assimilate.
People who lived in cities had many housing options
Urban housing conditions were poor during the late 1800s.
Urban housing was very hard to find in the 19th century
It is laundry day in this ethnic neighborhood
Religious or political persecution
Immigrants after 1880 contributed little to the U.S.
There were more immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe 1880.
Many immigrants in the late 19th century settled in cities.
There was a great demand for unskilled labor and factory jobs during the 19th century.
A news account about the re-opening of Ellis Island as a museum
A journal written by an Italian immigrant about his experiences in the US
A textbook chapter on immigration policy
A biography written about a famous immigrant who came to the US
A rise in crime
The growth of large urban centers
A decline in farming
A movement of people to the west
A labor agent
Statue of Liberty
Pass medical exams only.
Stay at Ellis Island for a minimum of 3 days for observation.
Just enter freely without inspections.
Pass both medical exams and verbal questioning.
Probably lived in cities and worked in factories.
All spoke English
Always moved to the farms
Found great paying jobs and good working conditions
Unskilled factory workers
Scientists and technicians.
New technology such as electricity and steel
Migration of farmers from rural areas looking for jobs
Large scale immigration to the shores of America
All of the above
They frequently met with hostility, anger, and resentment.
They only settled in agricultural areas, and avoided the large industrial cities.
They always and immediately adopted the American lifestyle.
They soon enrolled in colleges to get an education
Salad Bowl theory
Melting Pot theory