Take a tour of the Virtual Ellis Island Museum and jot down your impressions of the museum. Next, look over the Historical Immigration Pictures. Look at the port of entry that Chinese immigrants used. What are some of the similarities in these web sites? How do these sites differ?
Review the Smithsonian's exhibit on Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity Among Black Immigrants in Washington, D.C. See also the Ethnic Mosaic of the Quad Cities. Now try out the Interactive Black History Treasure Hunt.
Use the summary data on the American Immigration Home Page to answer the questions below.