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Immigration - Page Text Content

S: Chris Elswick

BC: Chris Elswick World History Mrs. Underhill Project

FC: Immigration To America

1: By the 1880's the steam engine shortened the ride to America . This Caused the Immigrants to pour into America. The doors were wide open for them to enter. | My German Immigrant Experience Begins

2: The Huber Family came from Germany for a better life in the US. Also to send money back to their family's so they do not live in poverty. | German Immigrants

3: They arrive at Ellis Island to get checked by Doctor's to see if they are well enough to enter the US. All of th Hurber's passed and got through into the US. Now they can start a new and better life for themselves and their family. | They Enter Ellis Island

4: T E N E M E N T | This is the Tenement in which the Hurber's lived. This building was located in Pennsylvania. These buildings were unsafe because of the lack of buildings codes. | B U I L D I N G S

5: The Huber's wife wrote in journal ounce everyday about her family's experience through their immigration from Germany to the US. Here are three of Her entry's.

6: Journal Entry #1 | JUly 6th 1903 This Boat is slammed packed and dose not smell the best either. I can't wait to reach the Land of the Free. I hope my children and husband like it their. I also hope we have luck finding jobs so we can send money to my Sister, Mom, and Dad.

7: Journal Entry #2 | July 7th 1903 Were here at Ellis Island and its still crowded. We have to get checked today to see if we can go through and make it. I hope and pray nothing comes up and we have to go back. I do not want to disappoint my children. I'm hoping for the best for all.

8: Journal Entry #3 | July 8 1903 I'm So happy that all of my Family made it through Ellis Island. It's such a relief, So far I Love the US. We found a tenement now all we need are Jobs to feed the family and send money over seas. I'm ready for this American Life, it seems great.

9: Their Tenement.

10: Ellis Island.

11: www. google.com/images www.ellisisland.org/immexp/wseix_5_3.asp? en.wikipedia/wiki/german_american Mrs. Underhill's Knowledge Chris Elswick's Knowledge | Bibliography

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