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Published on May 8, 2008

Author: mfrerichs

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:  Immigration By: Gabby, Emily, Kathryn, Meghan, and Nidhia http://www.archives.gov/press/press-kits/picturing-the-century-photos/gallery2.html?template=print Who were the immigrants? : Who were the immigrants? They were Polish, Belgium, Hungarian, Italian, Cuban, Spanish, Russian, Irish and much more. The Irish were the most common immigrants to come to America. Why did the immigrants come to America? : Why did the immigrants come to America? They came for a better life for their children and themselves. And to celebrate their religions in their own way. When did the immigrants come to America? : When did the immigrants come to America? They started coming to America in the 1600`s and is a museum today. Here’s a picture of Ellis Island. Ellis island is now closed. http://www.statueofliberty.org/Statue_of_Liberty_Picture.html How did they come to America/ and how did they find America? : How did they come to America/ and how did they find America? They came by ships. And they found America by the Statue of Liberty. Where did the immigrants go?? : Where did the immigrants go?? The immigrants came to Ellis Island for a better life. The Statue of Liberty : The Statue of Liberty The immigrants knew they reached America when they saw The Statue of Liberty, which was given to America by the French. Frederic – Auguste Bartholdi made The Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty used to be brown copper, but over the years it turned green. Before After http://www.statueofliberty.org/Statue_of_Liberty_Picture.html Famous Immigrants : Famous Immigrants Albert Einstein (German) Liz Claiborne (Belgium) Gloria Estefan (Cuba) Livan Hernandez (Cuba) Albert Einstein Who was the 1st person to step onto Ellis Island : Who was the 1st person to step onto Ellis Island The first person to step on Ellis Island was a 15 year old girl named Annie Moore. She came from Ireland. Facts : Facts They had very little money when they came to America. 1892 Ellis Island opened. Before they came to America, their husbands had to leave them for a while. They had to stay on boats for a few days, because there were such long lines Slide 11: Dear paper bag, May 8th, 1712 I left my diary at home, with Grandmamma and Grandpapa. I found I am on my way to ‘America’. My father bought our new house. Grandma and Grandpa are still at home in Ireland. Kristy is really scared. She might have kittens! Well, here we are in Ellis Island. From, Caitlin

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