Classroom Activity Kit: The History of U.S. ImmigrationHistorians/History
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Paige Morse, Julia Brown, and Andrew Fletcher are interns with the History News Network.
This activity kit was edited by Chelsea Connolly and Kyla Sommers.
The following activity kit provides students with the opportunity to contextualize immigration patterns and refugee crises throughout history. It is designed to highlight a popular subject in modern political discourse, both through a historical overview of American immigration and research of students’ own personal histories. Through research databases such as Ancestry.com, students will trace their own family background and find connections to the broader history of immigration.
Download the full activity kit here.