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ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER.
Ellis Island
Note: Ellis Island was the immigration station where immigrants to the U.S. were processed from the late 1800s to the early 1900s.
On the left hand side of this website, click on "Gateway." Under the section titled "Entrance," answer the following questions:
3. When Ellis Island opened its doors, the United States was the world's oldest _ and one of it's youngest .
4. Briefly describe the regulation of immigration in the U.S. before the 1880s.
5. By 1917, Congress had passed a series of laws that restricted the immigration of certain individuals. List 15 of the types of individuals who were not allowed to enter the United States.
6. What were some of the changes institutionalized by the U.S. in 1924 regarding immigration?

From Ch. 16-1 in your textbook, answer the following questions:
7. What were the similarities and differences of the "old immigrants" from 1800-1880 and the "new immigrants" of 1891-1910.
8. By the early 1900s, about __% of the people living in the nation's 12 largest cities were either foreign-born or had foreign-born parents.
9. On p. 494, what were the biggest changes from immigration in 1900 ("Then") when compared to 1998 ("Now")?
10. What was a measures suggested by the Immigration Restriction League? Was this a good idea? Why or why not?

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