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Title: Immigration


1
Immigration
  • when people move from one country to another

2
Pull Factors
  • conditions that attract immigrants to a new area

3
Push Factors
  • conditions that drive people to leave their homes

4
Old Immigrants
  • Irish, English, Germans, Scandinavians
  • From Northern Western Europe

5
New Immigrants
  • Italians, Poles, Greeks, Russians, Hungarians,
    Chinese Japanese, Koreans, Indians, Philippinos
  • From Eastern and Southern Europe and Asia.

6
Ellis Island
  • New York Harbor, receiving station for immigrants

7
Persecution
  • to annoy or harass someone

8
Pogroms
  • Organized attacks on Russian Jewish villages

9
Cultural Diversity
  • different cultures respecting each others
    differences

10
Assimilation
  • The process of becoming part of another culture

11
Melting Pot
  • a place where many nationalities living together
    and gradually blend into one community

12
Urbanization
  • Movement of population from farms into cities

13
Tenements
  • buildings divided into small apartments

14
Nativist
  • wanted to limit immigration and preserve the
    country for native-born white Protestants

15
Chinese Exclusion Act
  • Passed 1882 no Chinese laborer could enter US,
    if already here and left, could not return

16
Ethnic Groups
  • group of people who share a common culture

17
Yellow Journalism
  • sensational reporting like scandals, crime
    stories and gossip

18
Settlement Houses
  • community center that offers services to the poor

19
Realist
  • writers who tried to show the harsh side of life
    as it was

20
Salvation Army
  • 1865 created by William Booth spread Christian
    teachings, offered food and shelter to the poor

21
Vaudeville
  • variety show with comedians, song and dance
    routines and acrobats

22
Ragtime
  • new kind of music with a lively, rhythmic sound

23
Steerage
  • airless rooms below deck on ships

24
American Protection
  • 1887 formed by nativists who wanted

25
Association
  • laws to restrict immigration
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