Grade 8
A Closer Look
  Ellis Island Immigrants
(Use with pp. 464-465.)

Imagine immigrating to the United States in the late nineteenth century or the early twentieth century. These Internet sites help you understand the excitement and hardships of immigrant life.

Ellis Island
This site pays homage to Ellis Island and the millions of immigrants who were processed there. You can take a virtual tour of Ellis Island, find information on immigrants' experiences, and take a look at Ellis Island today.


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