Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Immigration Act of 1924

The Immigration Act of 1924

Author Jia Lynn Yang discussed the Immigration Act of 1924 and how it changed immigration policy in the United States.

Description

Author Jia Lynn Yang discussed the Immigration Act of 1924 and how it changed immigration policy in the United States.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe the immigration to the United States prior to 1924.
  • What concerns did many people in the United States have about this wave of immigration?
  • How did beliefs about race and ethnicity impact arguments for the Immigration Act of 1924?
  • How did the Immigration Act of 1924 change immigration policy in the United States?
  • What was the impact of the Immigration Act of 1924?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Anglo-saxon
    • Assimilation
    • Catholic
    • Ellis Island
    • Ethnicity
    • Eugenics
    • Genetics
    • Jewish
    • Protestant
    • Pull Factors
    • Push Factors
    • Quota
    • The Immigration Act Of 1924
    • Visa

    Topics

    GeographyImmigrationU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity