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History 101 Essay

1363 words - 6 pages

I L I L E PATHFINDER

Immigration into the US in the Early 20th Century
A Comparison of European vs. Asian Immigration
With a Focus on the Chinese and Irish Experiences

Name: Colin McGowan
Names of Members in Partnership: Colin McGowan, Kathy Cybulski, Billie Moore, Beth Brickley
School / City: Hudson High School / Hudson, Ohio
Workshop Location: “Crossing Boundaries” at Kent State University
Curriculum / Subject Area: High School Social Studies
Grade Level(s) / Intended Audiences: 9th-12th Grades
Ohio Academic Content Standards: Social Studies – Grades 9-10 - People In Societies
• INTERACTION
• Standard 5 (A. Describe the waves of immigration to ...view middle of the document...

In doing so, this Pathfinder considers differences that immigrants may have experienced based upon cultural or racial divides.
Subject Headings: Immigration, Chinese in America, Irish in America, Cultural Diffusion, Melting Pot vs. Mixed Salad Hypotheses, Minority Experience, Integration, Racism

Museum Resources:

Immigration in General

Pacific Coast Immigration Museum,
http://www.pacificcoastimmigration.org/learn/immigration_timeline.html

New Americans Museum
http://www.newamericansmuseum.org/home.html

Ellis Island Immigration Museum
http://www.ellisisland.com/ellis_home.html
Chinese Immigration

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
http://www.tenement.org/Encyclopedia/chinese.htm

The Immigration Museum
http://antiques-collectibles-auction-news.com/2007/12/11/at-immigration-museum-summer-20072008/

The Chinese American Museum
http://www.camla.org/history.htm

The San Francisco Museum
http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist1/1874.html

Chinese American Museum of Chicago
http://www.ccamuseum.org/

Museum of Chinese in America
http://www.mocanyc.org/

Irish Immigration

Irish American Heritage Museum
http://www.irishamericanheritagemuseum.org/

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
http://www.tenement.org/Encyclopedia/irish.htm

New York Irish American Heritage Museum
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/legacies/NY/200003396.html

Library Resources:

Immigration in General

US Library of Congress – Immigration,
http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/immig/introduction.html

Gale – Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/basicSearch.do?inPS=true&searchType=BasicSearchForm&prodId=OVRC&method=doSearch&userGroupName=lnoca_hudson&inputFieldName(0)=SU&inputFieldValue(0)=%22Illegal%20immigrants%22

Hudson High School Library Pathfinder on Immigration, http://www.hudson.edu/homes/media/High%20School/Immigration
Chinese Immigration

The Chinese In California – The American Memory Project
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/cubhtml/cichome.html

Irish Immigration

The Cleveland Memory Project
http://www.clevelandmemory.org/exhibits/ethnicity.shtml

The Library of Congress – the 2nd Wave of European Immigration
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/learn/educators/workshop/european/wimmlink.html

Virtual Tours / Tours:

Immigration in General
Statue of Liberty
http://www.nps.gov/stli/

Chinese Immigration

Angel Island Immigration Station,
http://www.angelisland.org/immigr02.html

Irish Immigration

Immigrant Heritage Trail
http://immigrantheritagetail.org/?q=node/1538

The Irish American Experience
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