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Title:
A century of immigration : 1820-1924
Author:
Collier, Christopher, 1930-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Marshall Cavendish/Benchmark Books, 2000.
Physical Description:
95 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the economic, social, and religious reasons why immigrants, predominantly from northern Europe, and then from eastern and southern Europe, came to the United States. Considers incidents of prejudice experienced by these immigrants as well as contributions made by those of immigrant background.
Language:
English
Contents:
A nation of immigrants -- The Irish immigrants -- The German and other immigrants of the First Wave -- The Second Wave begins -- The Second Wave: the Jews -- The anti-immigration movement.
Reading Level:
1160 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.6 3.0 44736.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.5 6 Quiz: 18212 Guided reading level: NR.
ISBN:
9780761408215
Format :
Book