Unformatted text preview: Task 1 History of US Immigration For this task, you will analyze the impact major events had on the history of immigration in the United States. Part A Fill in the table below by providing a date and a meaningful description of each of the events listed. Be sure to identify the importance of each event to the history of immigration in the United States. Note that the events are not in the correct chronological order. You will organize these events in the next step. To complete the table, review information from the course and gather additional sources online or elsewhere. As you conduct your research, please use the resources table below to provide the citation information for any sources you rely on. Number your sources, and then refer to that number in your descriptions of each event. Events 1. Cuban Revolution 2."Salad Bowl" term introduced 3. Great Depression 4. September 11, 2001 5. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 6. Executive order initiates parts of DREAM Act 7. Japanese internment 8. Nativism 9. Comprehensive Reform Act of 2007 10. Great Irish Famine 11. Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 12. Arizona v. United States 13. Chinese Exclusion Act 14. Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Significance to US Immigration History A communist country was placed close to the coast of Florida and this allowed Bay of Pigs and Cuban Missile Crisis to occur. The integration of multicultural people in the US Pushed the United States into a way better economic system Million of immigrants headed to the borders to look for work Bill made it illegal to knowingly hire undocumented immigrants Helped slow down the deportation of immigrants and stopped them Japanese immigration increased after the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 Immigration of Native Americans There was a debate on whether or not to deport the immigrants or accept them Many more immigrants wanted to come to the United States because of the diseases and starvation in Ireland Only a certain amount of nationalities were allowed into the United States Law to punish illegal immigrants Exclude the Chinese because of their nationalities Punishment or deprivation of privileges to Responsibility Act 15. “Melting Pot” term comes into general usage 16. Emergency Quota Act 17. Ellis Island opens 18. Anti-German sentiment during World War I 1.E notes 2.History.com 3.asu.edu.com 4. Wikipedia illegal immigrants in the United States Multicultural allowance into the United States Overpopulation of immigrants Immigration station to screen all of the immigrants No German’s allowed as immigrants Research Resources Part B One aspect of historical research and inquiry is to cluster events and concepts into meaningful groupings, sometimes by time period. Use the table below to organize the events above by their correct era. As an example, the first event has been completed. US Immigration Events of 1850-1900 1. The Great Irish Famine 2 Great Cuban Revolution 1953-1959 3 4 US Immigration Events of 1901-1950 1 The Great Depression 2 3 4 US Immigration Events of 1951-2000 1 Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 2 3 4 5 US Immigration Events of 2001-Present 1 September 11, 2001 2 Comprehensive Reform Act of 2007 3 4 Task 2 A Nation of Immigrants In this task, you will reference your notes from Task 1 and any additional sources you gather in order to create a
slideshow presentation that responds to the following prompt:
The United States is often called a nation of immigrants, and yet US history reveals many examples of anti-immigrant sentiment, actions, and legal restrictions. Which is true —that America is a nation of immigrants or that it is a nation that
does not support immigration? To successfully answer this prompt, reference and cite historical and recent events to support your argument.
You don’t need to include all the information from your notes in the tables above, but citing certain events or
terms will strengthen your argument.
You may use Prezi, GoogleSlides, or Emaze to create your presentation. Do not use PowerPoint.
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