The Hopes of Immigrants
Pages 423-428

Make a chart on a piece of paper like the one below. Take notes about the reasons why people migrated to the United States.

Make a chart on a piece of paper like the one below. Take notes about where different immigrant groups settled in the United States and why.

Answer the following questions using complete sentences.

1. Explain how some Americans responded to the immigrants.
2. What is a famine?
3. What is an emigrant?
4. What is an immigrant?
5. What is the difference between being and emigrant and an immigrant?
6. What was the cheapest way to travel by ship to America in the mid-1800's?
7. What are push-pull factors? Provide an example of each that explains why people from oversees came to the United States.