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Facts about the Island Examination Process Facts about the Immigrants Immigration Process Surprise!
100
Off the coast of New York City! (Manhattan)
Where is Ellis Island?
100
12 million
About how many immigrants passed through Ellis Island?
100
To escape war,
they have family here,
want to start over,
for economic reasons
What are some reasons immigrants might come to America?
100
Passport
What document do you need to go to a different country?
100
June 22nd
When is cohort A's graduation day?
200
Statue of Liberty
What statue can you see from the island?
200
6 seconds
On average, how long did the medical examination take?
200
To escape war or famine (hunger)
Why did most immigrants come to America in the 1900's?
200
Contagious disease
What was the medical examiner checking immigrants for?
200
June 24th
When is cohort B's graduation day?
300
BOTH! They expanded the island when they began using it as an immigration station.
Is Ellis Island natural or man made?
300
Medical and Legal
What TWO types of examinations did immigrants go through on Ellis Island
300
Europe
What continent did MOST of the immigrants come from in the 1900's?
300
2 weeks
About how long did the boat ride from Europe to America take?
300
Spanish
What other language does Ms. Buitrago speak?
400
After a rich man who owned the Island named Samuel Ellis!
Why was Ellis Island named Ellis Island?
400
100 - 150 thousand
About how many immigrants were not allowed into the United States in the years Ellis Island was operational?
400
Ireland
What country did the FIRST immigrant who came to Ellis Island come from?
400
5 hours
How long were MOST immigrants on Ellis Island for once they got there?
400
French
What language does Mr. Santora's family speak but he doesn't because they never taught him :(
500
Used by the Native Americans to Fish!
What was Ellis Island used as BEFORE it was an immigration station?
500
Their examinations were on the BOAT not on the island! (so they could skip the lines)
What was the BIGGEST perk of the first and second class ticket holders on the boats to Ellis Island
500
1892
What year did the FIRST immigrant come through Ellis Island
500
2 percent
What percentage of immigrants were detained and not let into America?
500
Dr. Antonia Pantoja Community School of Academic Excellence
What is school 18's full name?




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