Spotlight on Immigration and Migration: Anti-Semitism: Jewish Immigrants Seek Safety in America (1881-1914), 1st Edition

  • Dava Pressberg
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  • ISBN-10: 1508140553
  • ISBN-13: 9781508140559
  • DDC: 305.892
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book takes readers from Russia to America as it covers the wave of Jewish immigration that occurred from 1881 to 1914. Readers will gain a deep understanding of the injustices the Jews faced in Russia, from unfair laws to pogroms. They'll follow Russian Jews on their journey to the United States, a land that promised freedom of religion and prosperity. The book also highlights the many challenges Russian Jews faced once they arrived, and the ways they invested in their future.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Freedom in the United States.
2: Anti-Semitism in Russia.
3: Temporary Laws.
4: Fleeing Russia.
5: Reaching America.
6: Help for Immigrants.
7: Finding Work.
8: Making a New Home.
9: Looking Toward the Future.
10: A Better Life in America.
Primary Source List.