Turn of the Century Immigration to the U.S. 1880-1921              1880                          1910   • 49% from NW Euro...
Characteristics of the “New Immigrant”• ____________________________• ____________________________• ______________________...
Push Factors (Get OUT!)•    Economic Problems in Europe and Asia      1.  ______________________      2.  ________________...
Pull Factors (Come HERE!)•  Economic Advantages in America    1.  ___________________________________    2.  _____________...
Journey Across the Atlantic             •  10-15 day voyage by                steamship              •  Steerage Class Tic...
Steerage Conditions• ___________________________________________
Ellis Island________ of immigrants toAmerica go through EllisIsland (1892-1920)                                 --”Give me...
Immigrants Assimilate Into             Society—  ___________________________________________________________—  _________...
Americanization•  Americanization = helping newcomers learn American   ways (______________________________________)   -In...
Hardships•  ______________________________________________•  ______________________________________________•  ____________...
Motivation For Nativism• Fear,  hostility,  and  suspicion	• Prejudices  based  on  race,  ethnicity,    religion	• Old  I...
Restrictions on Immigration—  ____________________________________________________ ______________________________________...
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  1. 1. Turn of the Century Immigration to the U.S. 1880-1921 1880 1910 • 49% from NW Europe • 16% from NW Europe • 27% from Eastern and • 73% from Eastern and Southern Europe Southern Europe • 24% from the Rest of the • 11% from Rest of the World World 1880 1910 Northwestern Europe Northwestern Europe Southern and Eastern Southern and Eastern Europe Europe Rest of the World Rest of the WorldWhat change is evident?__________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. Characteristics of the “New Immigrant”• ____________________________• ____________________________• ____________________________
  3. 3. Push Factors (Get OUT!)•  Economic Problems in Europe and Asia 1.  ______________________ 2.  ______________________ 3.  ______________________•  Political and Religious Persecution in Eastern Europe 1.  ______________________ a.  Pogroms=______________________ ___________________________ 2.  _____________________________
  4. 4. Pull Factors (Come HERE!)•  Economic Advantages in America 1.  ___________________________________ 2.  ___________________________________ 3.  ___________________________________•  Political and Religious Freedom in America 1.  ___________________________________ 2.  ___________________________________ 3.  ___________________________________
  5. 5. Journey Across the Atlantic •  10-15 day voyage by steamship •  Steerage Class Ticket _______________________•  Could enter through any port city, but most ships traveled to _________ _______________•  1st and 2nd class passengers did not have to be processed at an _______________________________
  6. 6. Steerage Conditions• ___________________________________________
  7. 7. Ellis Island________ of immigrants toAmerica go through EllisIsland (1892-1920) --”Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore…I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” –Statue of Liberty Emma Lazarus
  8. 8. Immigrants Assimilate Into Society—  ___________________________________________________________—  ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________—  ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________—  __________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________
  9. 9. Americanization•  Americanization = helping newcomers learn American ways (______________________________________) -In many cities institutions arose to help immigrants fit in (English classes, day care for working mothers, temporary housing) •  ____________________ •  ____________ •  ____________________ -Immigrants usually stuck with their native cultures but children of immigrants were more likely to adopt American ways.
  10. 10. Hardships•  ______________________________________________•  ______________________________________________•  ______________________________________________
  11. 11. Motivation For Nativism• Fear,  hostility,  and  suspicion • Prejudices  based  on  race,  ethnicity,   religion • Old  Immigrants  vs.  New  Immigrants “The  immigrants  are  an  invasion  of  venomous  reptiles…long-­‐‑ haired,  wild-­‐‑eyed  bad-­‐‑smelling,  atheistic,  reckless  foreign   wretches,  who  never  did  a  day’s  work  in  their  lives.”  –from  a   newspaper  editorial • Some  similarities  to  today  (i.e.  jobs)
  12. 12. Restrictions on Immigration—  ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________—  ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________—  ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________—  ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________

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