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US - English 10 Migration Unit: Migration: US (Extension)

This research unit

Movement of people to the US

This video gives a general overview of immigration to the US up to 2014.

Timeline of migration to the U.S.

Song and images of Ellis island, the main port of entry to the United States. It is now closed.

Immigration to New York. This video explores the common experiences and challenges of immigrants to New York city in the past.

European immigration to America

Videographic of waves of US migration

Migration within America (The Gold Rush, 19th Century)

People's Stories

With thanks

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"FOR REAL : A Webcomic Documentary about Immigrants in NYC." Tenement Museum., 2016. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <>.

"Immigration Timeline." Ellis Island. Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc., 2016. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <>.

PBS America. "The Gold Rush." YouTube. YouTube, 3 Apr. 2013. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <>.

Scholastic. "Meet Young Immigrants." Immigrants Stories of Yesterday and Today. Scholastic Inc., 2016. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <>.

Schuver, Marlou, Dr. "History of International Migration." History of International Migration. Universiteit Leiden, 25 Jan. 2009. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <>.

Smith, Jessie. "Coming to America New York S Immigrants." YouTube. Discovery Education, 10 Dec. 2013. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <>.


Theworldvideos1. "The Changing State of US Ethnicity." YouTube. YouTube, 3 Nov. 2012. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <>.


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