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22 Cards in this Set

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What is Ellis Island used for now?
A museum
4 reasons that the pilgrims came to America were:
Religious freedom
An opportunity for better life
Land, bigger farm
The pilgrims came to America in the year
Immigrants stopped at Ellis Island beginning in the year __________.
People who share the same culture.
An ethnic group
Name the lady that wrote the poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty.
Emma Lazarus
Immigrants stopped going to Ellis Island ending in the year __________.
The Statue of Liberty was a gift from which country to celebrate America's 100th birthday?
Ellis Island is in the harbor of what city?
New York City
Next to Ellis Island is the ____________?
Statue of Liberty
A person who moves to a new place and makes a home.
Who donated the money for the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty?
School children
4 reasons why people STILL come to America today:
Opportunity for better life
What are 2 reasons that immigrants have been important to our country?
They add to our culture.
They work and build our country.
An important activity that has been passed along over time.

(leaving Christmas tree up until January 6th is a German custom)
A person who comes to a new country after leaving his or her homeland.
An area in a large city where immigrants from the same country live.
Ethnic neighborhood
What is a type of neighborhood in cities that immigrants move into so that they can live near people that speak their language and share their customs?
Ethnic neighborhoods (like Little Italy in Cleveland)
Something members of an ethnic group do often as part of their culture.

(Germans dance, wear dirndl dresses or lederhosen pants)
The way of life of a group of people.
Many different nationalities blending together in America. How immigrants to America tried to be like Americans speaking English and dressing and acting "American."
Melting Pot
How are today's immigrants similar to those who moved to America between 1890 and 1920?
People came for the opportunity for a better life and freedom.