The Rising Tide of Immigration – Week of Feb 5

The growth of industry and the rise of cities involved a third key component – the great wave of immigration that arrived in the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s. You will investigate this HUGE change in American culture by using some online materials in this blendspace.

Then, you can explore Ellis Island at the turn of the 20th century:

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Or play a simulation on immigrating to the US at the turn of the century:

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Or explore immigration and the tenements of NYC:

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