Uncovering American History: A Primary Source Investigation of Ellis Island, 1st Edition

  • Caitlin Merrick
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  • ISBN-10: 1499435061
  • ISBN-13: 9781499435061
  • DDC: 325.73
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

This fascinating look into American history uncovers how some of our ancestors came to the United States, seeking freedom and fortune, and often risking everything to make a home in America. This resource tells the story of the immigrant history of the United States, using documents and photographs from the heyday of one of the most important immigration ports.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: An Island of No Interest.
2: The “Golden Door” Opens.
3: Leaving the Old Country.
4: A Rough Beginning.
5: War Stems the Tide.
6: A New Day For Ellis Island.
Timeline.
Primary Source Transcriptions.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: An Island of No Interest.
2: The “Golden Door” Opens.
3: Leaving the Old Country.
4: A Rough Beginning.
5: War Stems the Tide.
6: A New Day For Ellis Island.
Timeline.
Primary Source Transcriptions.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.