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By Richard Worth

The USA is actually a kingdom of immigrants. Spanning the time from whilst the Europeans first got here to the recent international, this booklet conveys the thrill of those tales to teens. It highlights the topics, humans, locations, and occasions that have been very important to every immigrant crew.

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After the Leo Frank case, however, the Ku Klux Klan was revived in Georgia. ) By 1925, membership in the Klan was about 4 million. C. In some states, Klan members refused to shop at stores owned by Jews. Klan newspapers accused Jews of conspiring to control the world. Klan members also burned wooden crosses in front of Jewish homes. Klan membership declined again during the late 1920s, after one of its members was convicted of murder. A further decline occurred during the Great Depression, during the 1930s.

Were asked their age, job skills, These words were inscribed on the whether they were married or single, Statue of Liberty when it was and where they were going to live. erected in New York Harbor in 1886. They were examined by doctors. It’s a Fact! 40 New Waves of Immigration The sick were taken to the hospital on Ellis Island until they got well. Any immigrant who appeared too sick to be cured was denied entry to the United States and forced to return to Europe. Conservative Judaism UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU During the late 19th century, as more Jewish immigrants arrived in America, Judaism began to change.

There was even some talk of forming a mob, removing Frank from prison, where he was being held, and killing him. Inside the prison, Frank was attacked by another inmate who cut his throat. Shortly afterward, a group of 25 men armed with guns broke into the prison, dragged Frank away, and hanged him. Pallbearers lift the coffin of Leo Frank in Marietta, Georgia, in August 1915. Frank was lynched by an anti-Semitic mob. World War I 54 World War I The men left Frank’s body swaying from the tree, and sightseers later took pictures of it.

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