In this chapter you have read about the changing face of America's cities. Immigrants from "new" countries moved to the United States to escape persecution and economic hardships. Other immigrants were drawn to America by the promise of wealth and opportunity. Many of these new Americans, however, found poverty, hardship, and discrimination. In this activity you will take a closer look at the Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco Bay.
Destination Title: Angel Island
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Start at the Angel Island home page.
- Scroll down to find the heading "Points of Interest."
- Click on Immigration Station and read the information presented.
Use the information on the site to answer the following questions.