New Land… New Beginnings… New York: The Story of Immigration in New York

July 2007

New Land CoverStudents familiarize themselves with primary source documents relating to immigration and discover key concepts about the process of immigration.

Learning Goals: 
Become familiar with the use of primary sources to gain information about historical events, eras, and processes
Become aware of the process of immigration and the ways of life of American immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries
Write an essay discussing the motivations for immigrating, the experience of immigration, and the maintenance of immigrants' cultural traditions
25 (teacher guide - 9; student DBQ - 16)