Use Primary Source Documents to Better Understand Immigration in the U.S.
Great new book examines source material such as journals, government documents, artwork, census data, ship manifests, political cartoons, letters, interviews, newspaper articles, maps, and first-hand accounts related to the history of immigration in North America. Your students will:
- Analyze various types of evidence related to immigration in North America.
- Learn how perspective can shape the analysis and interpretation of evidence.
- Get insight into how immigration impacted the U.S., Canada, and other nations around the world.
- Better understand how worldwide events and controversies acted as fuel for immigration to North America.
- Examine how legal and illegal immigration continues to impact the U.S. and the world in the 21st century.
Great for putting immigration into historical context while encouraging critical thinking, this book is loaded with primary and secondary source documents.
©2016. 7 x 9 inches. Softcover, 48 pages.