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New Land… New Beginnings… New York: The Story of Immigration in New York

New Land CoverStudents familiarize themselves with primary source documents relating to immigration and discover key concepts about the process of immigration.

Learning goals:
-Become familiar with the use of primary sources to gain information about historical events, eras, and processes
-Become aware of the process of immigration and the ways of life of American immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries
-Write an essay discussing the motivations for immigrating, the experience of immigration, and the maintenance of immigrants' cultural traditions

Publication Date: July 2007

Number of pages: 25 (teacher guide - 9; student DBQ - 16)

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