Comma Exercise

Comma Exercise - Amido Engl 149 Name: Olivia Nixon Insert...

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Amido – Engl 149 Name: Olivia Nixon Insert commas in the following paragraphs wherever needed, and eliminate any misused or unnecessary commas. Ellis Island, New York has reopened for business, but now the customers are tourists, not immigrants. This spot, which lies in New York Harbor, was the first American soil seen or touched by many of the nation’s immigrants. Though other places also served as ports of entry for foreigners, none has the symbolic power of Ellis Island. Between its opening in 1892 and its closing in 1954 over 20 million people, about two-thirds of all immigrants, were detained there before taking up their new lives in the United States. Ellis Island processed over 2000 newcomers a day when immigration was at its peak between 1900 and 1920. As the introduction to the New World and the end of a long voyage, Ellis Island must have left something to be desired. The “huddled masses”, as the Statue of Liberty calls them, indeed were huddled. New arrivals were herded about, kept standing in lines for hours or days,
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