Focus: Students explore the idea of e pluribus unum and the importance of immigration in the history of the United States, with a focus on the great wave of immigration between 1880 and 1920. They learn reasons why people immigrated and why they settled in particular cities or regions. In learning about citizenship, students are introduced to basic knowledge about the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Number of Lessons: 10
Lesson Time: 60 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments.
Additional Search Terms: nonfiction • James Madison • Statue of Liberty • push and pull factors • American government • civics