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  • Question 1
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    Q. How did immigration to the original 13 colonies differ from immigration during the 19th and 20th centuries?
    answer choices
    The original immigrants were mostly wealthy; afterward, immigrants were mostly poor
    The original immigrants came mostly from Great Britain; afterward, immigrants came from all over the world
    The original immigrants did not speak English; afterward, most did
    The original immigrants were Native Americans; afterward, most immigrants were Europeans
  • Question 2
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    Q. The population of America is ethnically heterogeneous. What does this mean?
    answer choices
    Most Americans are immigrants themselves
    Most Americans come from similar ethnic backgrounds
    Most Americans speak English
    Most Americans come from a variety of different ethnic backgrounds
  • Question 3
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    Q. What is religious intolerance? Choose the BEST answer.
    answer choices
    When one person dislikes another person's religion
    An argument about religion between Protestants and Catholics
    The inability of someone to practice his/her religion as he/she wants to
    The establishment of an official state religion by a foreign country
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Why do some people believe that undocumented immigrants should be allowed in the U.S.?
    answer choices
    Because the U.S. population is too small to support the economy
    Because everyone should be given a chance to make a better life
    Because customs agents need to work for their livelihood
    Because not enough immigrants come to the U.S. anymore
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What aspect of America's geography caused Europeans to want to settle there?
    answer choices
    The Mountains
    The Rivers
    The Valleys
    The Space
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was most likely to immigrate to America during the 1700s?
    answer choices
    Military Officer
    Wealthy Merchant
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which term best describes official U.S. immigration policy during the 1800s?
    answer choices
    Tightly Regulated
    Religiously Motivated
  • Question 8
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    Q. What is the significance of Ellis Island?
    answer choices
    It was the place where most European immigrants settled
    It was the place where most European immigrants passed through before they became citizens
    It was the place where unwanted immigrants were sent by the U.S. government
    It was the headquarters of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. If you're American, what are the odds that you can trace your ancestry back through Ellis Island?
    answer choices
    One in 4
    One in 10
    One in 2
    One in 100
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the difference between documented and undocumented immigrants?
    answer choices
    Documented immigrants come through Ellis Island; undocumented immigrants don't
    Documented immigrants come from Europe; undocumented immigrants come from elsewhere
    Documented immigrants arrived in America prior to 1900; undocumented immigrants arrived afterward
    Documented immigrants have the government's permission to be here; undocumented immigrants don't
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