Angel Island

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Describes Angel Island, the California immigration station set up to receive people from Asia, and the story of how immigration officials detained many Chinese people whom they wanted to keep out of the United States.
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Overview

Describes Angel Island, the California immigration station set up to receive people from Asia, and the story of how immigration officials detained many Chinese people whom they wanted to keep out of the United States.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756517243
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2005
  • Series: We the People: Industrial America Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 843,119
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Alice Flanagan has written more than 100 titles for children and teachers. Her books include holidays, phonics for beginning readers, career guidance, biographies of U.S. presidents and first ladies, and informational books about famous people and events in American history. Ms. Flanagan lives with her husband in Chicago, Illinois. As a writer/photographer team, they have published several books together. Their travels have taken them to many beautiful places and brought them many lifelong friends.
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Table of Contents

The Journey to America 4
The History of Angel Island 9
Why the Chinese Came 12
Chinese Are Not Welcome! 20
Proving Citizenship 24
Keeping the Chinese Out 27
Conditions at Angel Island 32
Angel Island State Park 39
Glossary 42
Did You Know? 43
Important Dates 44
Important People 45
Want to Know More? 46
Index 48
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