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Primary Source Investigation of Ellis Island.

Author: Caitlin Merrick
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fascinating look into American history uncovers how some of our ancestors came to the United States, seeking freedom and fortune, and often risking everything to make a home in America. This resource tells the story of the immigrant history of the United States, using documents and photographs from the heyday of one of the most important immigration ports. The history of Ellis Island is revealed to be one of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Sources
Sources Juvenile literature
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caitlin Merrick
ISBN: 1499435061 9781499435061
OCLC Number: 915153900
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: An island of no interest --
The "Golden Door" opens --
Leaving the old country --
A rough beginning --
War stems the tide --
A new day for Ellis Island.

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This fascinating look into American history uncovers how some of our ancestors came to the United States, seeking freedom and fortune, and often risking everything to make a home in America. This resource tells the story of the immigrant history of the United States, using documents and photographs from the heyday of one of the most important immigration ports. The history of Ellis Island is revealed to be one of grit, misfortune, and luck that is both true of the island and of the people it welcomed to America?s shores.

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