Imigration - Journey to a New World

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by taylornapolitano1
Last updated 4 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
4

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Imigration - Journey to a New World

1800-18901900-19901990-Present

Immigration from Italy

Immigration from China

Immigration was a key part in the making of America. New York City is reffered to as the "Melting Pot" due to the various cultures and ethnicities found in America. Immigration allowed our country to be exposed to new ways of life.

Immigration from Ireland

“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt IIn the year 1800, the idea of immigration began to storm the borders of America. Families around the world journeyed to America to discover a new beginming full of freedom and hope. Adjusting to a new way of life was a challenge for most families, but they savored every minute in this country knowing it would bring endless opportunities for their families. Immigration today has led to diverse opinions. Various cultures around the world such as Irish, Chinese and Italian families traveled across strenuous seas to reach their new home. As you review the various vidoes and resources, you travel back into history to experience the journey of immigration through the eyes of different cultures. As you discover the world and concepts of immigration, try to put yourself in each families shoes and think about how your outlook on immigration would be.

Immigration in the Nation

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Journey to a New World...

Immigration in the Nation

Click the picture to read an article about the continued present day immigration from China.

Welcome to America...

Click the picture to read an article about the Italian's immigration to America.

This is a little boy named Taylor.He immigrated to America from Korea nine months ago. Read his storyto learn his perspective on hisjourney to America!

Click the image to view and explore the reasons why various individuals immigrated to America. Also, explore the personal stories that present day individuals share about their experiences!

Click the ship and sail away on your ownjourney to find out your own families history!

By Taylor Napolitano


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