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Immigration Debates in the Era of "Open Gates"
In this activity students analyze a political cartoon, a presidential speech and an anti-immigration pamphlet from the early 20th century. After analyzing the documents, students write about why the United States passed immigration quotas in the [...]
Tags: Immigration Quota Laws, Italian Immigration, Jewish Immigration, Lessons in Looking, Using Political Cartoons
Item Type: Teaching Activity
Historical Era: Industrialization and Expansion (1877-1913)