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U.S. Immigration

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New Wave of Immigrants in the late 1800s
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "Approximately two to three million immigrants entered the United States during each decade from 1850 to 1880. In the 1880s, the number of immigrants swelled to over five million. Prior to 1880, the majority of immi... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:55 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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The Growth of America in the 19th Century
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "Between 1790 and 1820, the population of the United States more than doubled to nearly 10 million people. Remarkably, this growth was almost entirely the result of reproduction, as the immigration rate during that ... [more]
December 19, 2009 at 10:34 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Reaction to New Immigration- late 1800s
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "The influx of millions of new immigrants into America’s cities had a powerful effect on city governments. At the time, state and federal governments did little to help immigrants adjust to their new lives in Americ... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:57 PM
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Ages: 3 - 18
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Cuban American Immigration
From schooltube.com, produced by William, Thomas, Dev
Cuban American Immigration. This talks about the Cuban American Immigration to the United States over the course of our history along with the result, the reception, and the how and why. (4:31)
May 8, 2013 at 02:40 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Japanese American Immigrants
From youtube.com, produced by rach1016
This is a fantastic, descriptive music video on the hardship and history of Japanese American immigrants. (3:17)
May 10, 2013 at 12:49 AM
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Ages: 9 - 14
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The Golden Door - Immigration Documentary Part 2
From YouTube
Video is hosted by a group of students.  Video discusses the 1882 Emigrant Act and 1917 revision of the act.   The 1882 Emigrant Act charged fifty cents for each immigrant.  This money was to be used for the care of the immigrant.  In 1907 the law wa... [more]
August 11, 2009 at 06:27 PM
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Ages: 9 - 14
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Immigration (1946)
From YouTube, produced by Britannica
Video reviews the history of immigration to the United States up to the restrictive law passed in 1924.  Immigrants came to America for economic, political, and religious freedoms.  Video discusses where immigrants came from, when the great migration... [more]
August 11, 2009 at 06:15 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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U.S. Immigration policy, a history
From YouTube
A history of America's immigration laws, who changed them, and why.  (Amateur video with old film and interviews)
April 29, 2010 at 04:16 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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A Promise of Freedom
From havefunwithhistory.com, produced by Have Fun With History
"A Promise of Freedom" is a film based on the National Constitution Center's "Freedom Rising." It focuses on the history and founding of our nation and the important rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship.If you're looking for a good overvie... [more]
November 11, 2011 at 11:16 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Taking the Citizenship Oath
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In the registering process, after going through a number of steps and passing the examinations many immigrants have to take a citizenship oath. In this video clip, American citizens discuss what it was like taking the citizenship oath. (2:07)
February 21, 2012 at 05:00 PM
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