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Ellis Island Web-quest1. Open the Internet and go to the following website:
2.Read the introductionand answer the following question:How many immigrants came through Ellis Island on their way to America? [1]__________________________________________________________________________3.Click on “Learn more about Ellis Island”and answer the following questions:Where is Ellis Island located? [1]____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Who was the President that established an immigration station on Ellis Island?[1]__________________________________________________________________________In what year did Ellis Island close? [1]____________________ Who operates Ellis Island now?[1]__________________________________________________________________________4.Click on “Start the Tour.”5. The first stop is THE ________________________________[1]6.Read the “Story”and answer the following questions:Most of the immigrants who came through Ellis Island were from _____________________ and___________________________ ____________________________[2].What are two reasons they came to America?[2]1)__________________________________________________________________________2)__________________________________________________________________________How long did the trip across the Atlantic take? [1]______________________________________What is “steerage?”[1]_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Approximately how many people were on each steamship?[1]_______________________________7.Click on “Learn More” under “Did you Know?”What are three benefits to traveling by steamship insteadof sailing ship?[3]1)__________________________________________________________________________2)__________________________________________________________________________3)__________________________________________________________________________8.View the Photos.Take a moment to think about the mental, physical, and emotional difficulties immigrantsfaced before they even arrived in America. If your parents had decided to emigrate, what would havebeen most difficult for you?[2]_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________9.Click the “Next” arrowto get to Stop 2.10. What is the second stop? The ____________________________[1]
11.Read the “Story”and answer the following questions:What was one of the first things immigrants saw upon arriving in New York Harbor? [1]___________________________________________________________________________How were First and Second Class passengers treated differently than Third Class passengers? [2]____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________12.Click on “Learn More” under “Did you Know?”Who was the first person processed on Ellis Island?[1] __________________________________Where was she from? [1] ___________________________Approximately what percentage of passengers were processed at Ellis Island?[1]_______________13.View the Photos.Why do you think First and Second Class Passengers were able to skip the processing at

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