A Nation of Immigrants

Many American citizens have ancestors who bravely traveled large distances in search of a better life. Let your child in on some important U.S. history with these worksheets that focus on immigration.

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Famous Immigrants

Match famous immigrants with their exploits in this history worksheet. Don't know history? Don't worry! Look for hints based on people changing their names!
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Push-Pull Immigration

When people migrate, they are influenced by push and pull: They feel pushed out of one place and pulled to another. Try a push-pull exercise in this worksheet.
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Ellis Island History

Learn about Ellis Island, the first major immigration station in the U.S.
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Ellis Island Immigration Process

Recreate the Ellis Island immigration process at home! Answer these questions that hopeful immigrants answered before being welcomed to the U.S. or sent home.
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Luggage for Ellis Island

How light can you pack? When immigrants came to Ellis Island, they didn't have moving trucks or big comfy suitcases; they brought what they could carry.
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Ellis Island

Learn more about Ellis Island, the place where many of our ancestors first set foot on American soil.
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Statue of Liberty History

If any one thing were to sum up America, it's the Statue of Liberty.
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Angel Island Immigration Test

Immigrants at Angel Island were often given confusing questions designed to keep them from passing into the USA. Try out some historical questions yourself.
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Angel Island Poetry

Try a Chinese poetry style called wu-yan-li-shi, which hopeful immigrants wrote while waiting on Angel Island in California to be admitted to the U.S.
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