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ellis island german immigration
Transcript of ellis island german immigration
Ellis Island is located in the upper bay just off the New Jersey coast, it was the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station for over sixty years.
The new structure on Ellis Island, built of "Georgia pine" opened on January 1, 1892. Annie Moore, a teenaged Irish girl, accompanied by her two brothers, entered history and a new country as she was the very first immigrant to be processed at Ellis Island.
The German immigration in the 1800's began in the 1880's. America was recovering from the long depression and industries were booming during the Industrialization of America. The majority of this wave of German immigrants came from northeastern Germany that was dominated by Prussia.
The german immigration
German achievements in public schooling and higher education greatly impressed American educators; the American education system was based on the Prussian education system.
German Immigration to America in the 1900's: World War I
The 1900's the economic situation in Germany had revived, industries boomed and unemployed in Germany declined. According to the US Census an estimated 2.3 million German-born immigrants lived in the United States and were well
established with American population.