Immigration in the 1890s

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Immigration in the 1890s

  1. 1. Immigration in the 1890s<br />
  2. 2. Ellis Island, New York Harbor<br />
  3. 3. Steerage<br />
  4. 4. Before Ellis Island<br />
  5. 5. Going to Ellis<br />
  6. 6. Waiting in Line<br />
  7. 7. The Great Hall<br />
  8. 8. Medical Inspections<br />
  9. 9. You’ve Passed (Or Quarantined)<br />
  10. 10. Going Elsewhere<br />
  11. 11. Angel Island<br />
  12. 12. Immigrant Experience<br />Settled—Ghettoes<br />Restrictive Covenants<br />Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)<br />Gentlemen’s Agreement (1907)<br />
  13. 13. Anti-Immigrant Feelings<br />Took American jobs!<br />Drove down wages!<br />Nativists<br />Chinese (RR workers) stoned to death by mobs in San Francisco<br />1885: Whites attacked 500 Chinese workers (killed 28)<br />1902: NY City Irish beath up hundreds of Jews “for entering their neighborhood”<br />

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