Life in America: Comparing Immigrant Experiences

Life in America: Comparing Immigrant Experiences

by Brynn Nicole Baker


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Life in America: Comparing Immigrant Experiences by Brynn Nicole Baker

Immigrant groups were not treated equally when they arrived in America. Some were loved and welcomed. Others were hated and cast aside. Compare and contrast immigrant experiences and how those experiences changed the United States. Meets Common Core standards for comparing accounts of an event.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491441749
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Series: U.S. Immigration in the 1900s
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Brynn Baker earned a degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota. She has published feature stories for wildlife sanctuaries, and has edited several children’s books. She is a passionate volunteer for animal rescues and an outdoor enthusiast, always looking for her next adventure in nature. She lives in Lonsdale, Minnesota, with her husband, three boys, and three pets.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Coming to America 4

Chapter 2 Misconceptions of America 8

Chapter 3 Birds of Passage 24

Chapter 4 Settling the Midwest 30

Chapter 5 Smaller Groups Make a Big Impact 36

Chapter 6 New Faces, a Changed Nation 42

Timeline 44

Glossary 46


Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 47

Internet Sites 47

Index 48

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