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Bell Ringer: Immigration in the Early 1800s

Immigration in the Early 1800s

American University Distinguished Professor of History Alan Kraut discussed the immigration of Irish, Germans and Scandinavians to the United States in the early 1800s.

Description

American University Distinguished Professor of History Alan Kraut discussed the immigration of Irish, Germans and Scandinavians to the United States in the early 1800s.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe the immigration patterns that occurred in the early 1800s.
  • In the early 1800s, what was the impact of immigration on the total population of the United States?
  • What were the factors that contributed to this large increase in immigration at this time?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Census
    • Immigration
    • Industrial Revolution
    • Irish
    • Low-cost Labor
    • Scandinavian

    Topics

    ImmigrationU.S. History

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh School