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Bell Ringer: 20th Century US Immigration Law: The National Origins Act

Context of the National Origins Act

Author Tom Gjelten discusses the previous immigration policies set by the National Origins Act that the 1965 Immigration Act replaces.

Description

Author Tom Gjelten discusses the previous immigration policies set by the National Origins Act that the 1965 Immigration Act replaces.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What specifically did this law do to restrict the number of immigrants to the US in the 1920s? How did it ensure only specific groups could enter?

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Economy
    • Immigration
    • National Origin
    • Pull Factors
    • Push Factors
    • Quota

    Topics

    GeographyImmigrationU.S. History

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity