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Fabric of a Nation: Provides a timeline of immigration and links to other pages dealing with the reasons people immigrate to the United States.

From One Life To Another: Provides links to information on why certain ethnic groups came to the U.S. and to pictures of the immigrant experience.

Immigration Stories: Read about the actual experiences of people who have immigrated to the U.S. in the 20th C.

Immigration Restrictions in the 1920s: The 1920s witnessed the coming of the "Second Wave" of immigrants to  the United States.  Read about that time period in U.S. immgration history.

The New Americans: Created in conjunction with the PBS series the New Americans, this site provides a general historical overview of immigration to the U.S as well as "conceptions and misconceptions" about the impact of immgration on the U.S.

The American Immigration Homepage: This great site was created by a 10th grade American history class. Included are graphs and charts of immigration by decade.

European Migration: Mostly about people of Sweden, but has excellent links to other groups' emigration to America. The history of Swedish emigration to America goes further back in time than that of the United States. Swedes started to come in 1638, just eighteen years after the landing of the "Mayflower

Ellis Island History: From 1892 to 1954, over twelve million immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island, a small island in New York Harbor. Learn more about this island.

Virtual Ellis Island Tour: Take on the identity of an immigrant from Greec, Germany, Poland or Spain and experience what it was like to enter America through Ellis Island.

Tenement Museum: See how the early immigrants lived in the big cities like New York.

My America, or Honk If You Love Buddha A website based on a documentary of an Asian women's trip across the United States to discover what it means to be Asian American

 

Genealogy Sites

Ancestry.com

Utah Valley Regional Valley History Center at BYU

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