Grade 5
A Closer Look
  Immigrant Children
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Learn more about the challenges immigrants faced in the United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Swedish Immigration
Part of the American West Home Page, this site highlights the history behind Swedish immigration to the United States. Topics on this site include reasons for immigration, migration within the United States, and America's Swedish heritage. The text is accompanied by historical images and photographs.
http://www.americanwest.com/swedemigr/pages/emigra.htm

Ellis Island
This site pays homage to Ellis Island and the millions of immigrants who were processed there. You can take a virtual tour of Ellis Island, find information on immigrants' experiences, and take a look at Ellis Island today.
http://www.ellisisland.org/


 


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