Immigration and the United States

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					Immigration and the United States
Chapter 4

Chapter Overview
I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. Introduction History Issues Videos Y.J.U.s Guest Speaker (optional) Review

I. Introduction
A. “Quiz” B. Highlights C. New Americans: Their origins and destinations

1. Before steam-powered ships, most immigrants came to America on passenger sailing ships.

False

2. During the early 1800s, shipboard immigrants banged their bread on the table and strained their drinking water through their teeth before eating or drinking.

True

3. During the 1800s, Americans were afraid that the Chinese would spread alien germs.

True

4. Chow mien, St. Patrick’s Day parades and the Afro hairstyle are all old-world traditions brought to the New World.

False

5. There are more Jews in the United States than in Israel.

True

6. The “Brain Drain” refers to low American I.Q. scores due to uneducated immigrants.

False

7. Mexican American women with a high school degree have fewer children than those who do not.

True

8. The United States is currently in jeopardy of overpopulation.

False

9. Government restrictions of benefits to illegal aliens have increased the number of people who have been naturalized (been made citizens).

True

10. Terrorists are usually illegal immigrants.

Not the one’s that have been terrorizing the U.S.

I. Introduction
A. “Quiz” B. Highlights C. New Americans: Their origins and destinations

B. Highlights:
1882 Chinese Exclusion Act 1920s National Origins (Quotas) System

1965 Immigration Act
1994 CA Prop 187

I. Introduction
A. “Quiz” B. Highlights C. New Americans: Their origins and destinations

II. Key Terms

Nativism Xenophobia Sinophobia

III. History A. B. C. D. E. Early Immigration Restrictions 1965 Immigration Act Proposition 187 Homework

III. History A. B. C. D. E. Early Immigration Restrictions 1965 Immigration Act Proposition 187 Homework

III. History A. B. C. D. E. Early Immigration Restrictions 1965 Immigration Act Proposition 187 Homework

B. Restrictions
1. 1790 Naturalization Act by 1st Continental Congress 2. 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act 3. 1908 “Gentlemen’s Agreement” 4. 1917 Literacy Test 5. 1920’s National Quotas

III. History A. B. C. D. E. Early Immigration Restrictions 1965 Immigration Act Proposition 187 Homework

III. History A. B. C. D. E. Early Immigration Restrictions 1965 Immigration Act Proposition 187 Homework

III. History A. B. C. D. E. Early Immigration Restrictions 1965 Immigration Act Proposition 187 Homework

Your Genealogy

IV. Issues A. The Economic Impact of Immigration B. Illegal Immigration C. Refugees D. The Brain Drain E. Population Growth

IV. Issues A. The Economic Impact of Immigration B. Illegal Immigration C. Refugees D. The Brain Drain E. Population Growth

IV. Issues A. The Economic Impact of Immigration B. Illegal Immigration C. Refugees D. The Brain Drain E. Population Growth

IV. Issues A. The Economic Impact of Immigration B. Illegal Immigration C. Refugees D. The Brain Drain E. Population Growth

IV. Issues A. The Economic Impact of Immigration B. Illegal Immigration C. Refugees D. The Brain Drain E. Population Growth

IV. Issues A. The Economic Impact of Immigration B. Illegal Immigration C. Refugees D. The Brain Drain E. Population Growth

V. Videos

A. Keepers of the Dream History of Immigration and the U.S. Border Patrol

B. In Search of Ourselves Immigration Issues

V. Videos

A. Keepers of the Dream History of Immigration and the U.S. Border Patrol

B. In Search of Ourselves Immigration Issues

V. Videos

A. Keepers of the Dream History of Immigration and the U.S. Border Patrol

B. In Search of Ourselves Immigration Issues

VI. Y.J.U.s

VI. Y.J.U.s

Y.J.U.: The United States has a very restrictive immigration policy

VI. Y.J.U.s

Y.J.U.: Immigrants are
financial liabilities

VI. Y.J.U.s

The U.S. should have no quotas for immigration.

Y.J.U.:

VI. Y.J.U.s

Y.J.U.:

Illegal immigrants should not be allowed to use resources paid for by American tax payers

VII. Guest Speaker

Steven J. Bauer
Special Agent, U.S. Treasury Topic: Immigration and Naturalization

VIII. Review

Impact of Immigration Haitian refugee status Manifest v. Latent impact of CA Prop. 187