Examines immigration policies as they evolved in the U.S.


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Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


immigration Chinese Exclusion Act Displaced Persons Act Hart-Cellar Act



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SOC.11.US.11.5.7: History-Social Science

Discuss the rise of mass production techniques, the growth of cities, the impact of new technologies (e.g., the automobile, electricity), and the resulting prosperity and effect on the American landscape.

SOC.11.US.11.8.2: History-Social Science

Describe the significance of Mexican immigration and its relationship to the agricultural economy, especially in California.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2012-11-26.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a short unit on Immigration intended for US History courses. It includes a detailed lesson plan and all of the necessary resources to implement the lessons. Students learn about past US immigration policy and are asked to create their own immigration policy. Highlights include an analysis of the Bracero program, connections to personal stories, and a group activity that examines four significant immigration policies.
Janet Pinto
July 16, 2014

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