Unanswered | Answered

Ellis Island

~800 answered questions
Parent Category: History of US Immigration
Ellis Island is an island in the New York Harbor that acted as the chief immigration station for the US from 1892 to 1943. Forty percent of Americans can trace their ancestry through at least one person who came through Ellis Island. The site was designated as a national monument in 1965.
The correct answer is none of the above. Delegates from all of those colonies signed the Declaration. You might perhaps be thinking of the Constitution. Rhode Island did not send delegates to the constitutional convention and hence did not sign that. It is very important to understand that the Const…
Popularity: 33
Haynes Repair Manual #36071 (1993-2005 Ford Ranger Pickups/ 1994-2005 Mazda Pickups B2000, B2500, B3000, B400) will have all the information you need. Or try your local library to see if there is one available. The B2000 was not produced in the united states in the year ranges provided above and h…
Popularity: 58
Malaga Island History NO. The State of Maine hired a used to blacksmith to go to the island and determine if the people were "feeble minded" or not. He also decided who should be sent to The Maine School for the Feeble Minded. The state sent 6 or 7 people there, as well as the bodies they exhumed…
Popularity: 37
Ellis Island closed for Immigration functions on 29 November, 1954, however, its use had declined substantially for decades before that. After WWI it was usedmore as a detention center than an inspection center, as Visas were required after wWI and Visas were obtained at the point of origin so most …
Popularity: 18
Ellis Island officially opened as an immigration station on January 1, 1892.
Popularity: 1
To live in the Old West was to live in a lawless time where your life was dependant on the gun in your holster. It was a hard time, and it was also a simple time. Filled with many hot days, and working hard everyday with uncertainty with the rest to come. Women had little respect, and cities were fi…
Popularity: 6
Ellis island was problaly established as the gateway so that the immigrants on the ship could be check before entering us territory.
Popularity: 3
20 Million immigrants passed through Ellis Island before its closing in 1954
Popularity: 21
Ellis Island is an island about a mile offshore of Manhattan Island, in Upper New York Bay, at the mouth of the Hudson River. Sovereignty is shared by New York State and New Jersey. The original, natural portion of the island belongs to New York, and the part that was artificially created by landfil…
Popularity: 34
Ellis Island is located in the Hudson River, off of the New York City Harbor. From 1892 to 1954, immigrants were stopped at Ellis Island to check for diseases or a status that would disqualify them from entering the United States. Most of the island is actually within the territorial limits of Jerse…
Popularity: 24
Hey Apple! Hey Apple hey! Knife!
Popularity: 4
What was Ellis island in 1892
Popularity: 0
1841
Popularity: 1
The US didn't make any gold $1 coins for circulation after 1889, only occasional commemorative pieces and none of those were made in 1924. If you have a large (38 mm) coin with the word PEACE on the back, you have a silver dollar that was plated for use in jewelry or something similar. That was a v…
Popularity: 2
Ellis island though thought to hold the statue of liberty is actually home of the immigration museum and liberty island is home to the statue of liberty. My school is teaching us the wrong thing! The statue of liberty is on liberty island not Ellis island thank you very much for teaching us the wron…
Popularity: 2
hi there it is very and fairly simple to say that one could get deported if you have overstayed your visa,if you come as a visitor in the UK you must leave at the end of your holiday similarly if you are a student you must follow all the rules within the law as to how many hours a week you are allow…
Popularity: 4
It is changing by weathering because when it rains a lot and the Statue of Liberty is made from a little bit iron, the iron gets wet and rusts the Statue of Liberty.
Popularity: 9
A ferry transporting people between New York and Ellis Island in the early 1900's was the THOMAS C. MILLARD. Here is a picture of it at the link provided below.
Popularity: 4
It is situated on Liberty Island formerly known as Bedloe's Island.
Popularity: 0
Annie Moore became the first immigrant to pass through Ellis Island in 1892. She was 15 years old at the time. She came from County Cork, Ireland. She was actually 17, but the press weren't going to let facts get in the way of a good story.New York Magazine (link below) has an interesting article on…
Popularity: 23
when every disease is due to molecular causes when we wish to progress or improve in patient treatment it has to be designed a better molecular characterization of the illness wken it is necessary to design a new drug to act on a determined receptor
Popularity: 1
Antarctica and Australia
Popularity: 19
a sonic island from the game
Popularity: 9
There are lots of fun facts about Ellis Island. Did you know that:Ellis Island, a small island in New York Harbor, is part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument.Ellis Island served as an immigration station from 1892 to 1954. More than 12 million immigrants entered the United States through Ell…
Popularity: 5
November 12, 1954
Popularity: 5
On January 1, 1892, the first immigrant was processed through Ellis Island. More than 12 million immigrants were documented between 1892 and 1954.
Popularity: 1
Answer Albert Einstein (physicist) Samy Sosa (athlete) Arnold Schwarzenegger (governor of California) Santana(musician) Levi Strauss (like the jeans), Madeleine Albright (former US Secretary of State), Peter Jennings (news anchor) Irving Berlin (composer) Jerry Yang (co-founder of Yahoo!) Serge…
Popularity: 15
they were grass skirts like Hawaii people do.
Popularity: 24
Ellis Island officailly opened on January 1, 1854. by the U.S. goverment
Popularity: 8
Yes. Ellis Island is about a mile (1.6 km) off the West Side of Lower Manhattan, in Upper New York Bay. New York State and New Jersey share sovereignty over Ellis Island. The original, natural portion of the island belongs to New York State, and is part of New York City. The portion that was artifi…
Popularity: 13
It was open as an immigration base from 1910-1940. During the Civil War it was called Fort McDowell and established to watch Confederates. During WWII it served as a place for German and Japanese POWS. It served as a Nike Missile site in the 1950s and '60s.
Popularity: 4
the first immigrants were from europe
Popularity: 0
Answer Ellis lives with his wife in New york city I have nothing on Lynne
Popularity: 17
mainly Chinese, some Irish and Italians and quite a few Eastern Europeans
Popularity: 2
Without Ellis island, the United States would certainly not be the country it is today, as tens of millions of emigrants arrived in the United States at the end of the 19th century and at the very beginning of the 20th century (1892-1924). These emigrants paved the way for what the country is today.
Popularity: 0
it was a present form the French
Popularity: 0
Answer Immigrants
Popularity: 14
They looked for trachoma, a contagious eye disease, lice, and other Physical problems such as lameness, scalp diseases, back problems, and skin diseases.
Popularity: 12
Ellis Island is the place where the ancestors of a large portion of the current American population first set foot in this country. It now serves to memorialize the efforts of all immigrants to reach the US, the difficulties they overcame in the US, and the success of their descendants.
Popularity: 15
Nope. Angel Island was started as an Immigration Facility in 1910 but many Asians did arrive in San Francisco in the early 1800's, just not through Angel Island.Well many did go to Angel Island to be checked for illnesses and and to tell officials about there past life.
Popularity: 9
All passengers who came to America from 1855 to 1890 had to go through Ellis Island. Passengers were inspected for contagious disease.
Popularity: 0
Carlos PacoDavidJeff
Popularity: 0
New York Harbor.
Popularity: 2
The Statue of Liberty - is located on Liberty Island, in New York.
Popularity: 2
Ten Mile Point Restaurant and Cabins What was it called before this and what was it when it was first built ? Before it went to Ten Mile Point Trading Post , It was called Ten Mile Point Lodge , The question is and was , what was it originally ?
Popularity: 32
California In the San Franscisco Bay, California.
Popularity: 24
Usually 40 days, but it depended from the results of the medical checkups and if you have the right amount of money, revenue to guarantee the right sustainbility of yourself and even of your family, if there were relatives with you.
Popularity: 2
Today, the Ellis Island Immigration Station is the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. The original Ellis Island Immigration Station burned down in 1892, and the new Main Building, which opened in 1900, was converted into a museum. The Ellis Island Immigration Museum opened in 1990.On October 15, 1965…
Popularity: 1
They left so they could have religious freedom or religious views or religious thoughts
Popularity: 4
Answer I think you're probably refering to the 1986 Statue of Liberty Centennial Dollar (which has the words "Ellis Island Gateway to America" on the obverse to the left of the Statue of Liberty). The coin is worth about $13.50, whether it's the Uncirculated coin with a "P" mintmark from the Phil…
Popularity: 11
well for your info maybe you were doing a report last minute and someone put don't be so rude
Popularity: 19
The US Government was in charge of immirgration at Ellis Island.
Popularity: 13
Paris France new York las Vegas and luxenberg gardens
Popularity: 15
Ellis Island was named after Samuel Ellis the man who bought the island in 1785.
Popularity: 2
a pinky big
Popularity: 1
It controls immigrants from coming in and bringing sicknesses
Popularity: 0
yes i m answer this it is important because we have to live with liberty.when we live with liberty or freedom so we can do any thing like we study in our country and do some thing for our country.and we dont go out side our country
Popularity: 2
Many thousands of Irish people came through Ellis Island when it opened in 1892. For the most part it is was bureaucratic experience but not all that unpleasant. Most Irish people came to the US before Ellis Island opened.
Popularity: 0
Italy and Ireland and Germany.
Popularity: 2
The statue of Liberty Enlightening the World, now known as The Statue of Liberty, was dedicated on 28 October 1886.
Popularity: 3
Originally called Little Oyster Island, Ellis Island acquired its name from Samuel Ellis, a colonial New Yorker, possibly from Wales
Popularity: 5
The Statue of Liberty the statue of libertyThe statue of Liberty
Popularity: 6
they are located in new york and Paris and France
Popularity: 2
if the coin is untouched and uncirculated the coin is wrth 45.00 dollars due to the 1 ounce of pure silver inside of the liberty coin
Popularity: 3
There are 3 Statues and France has the original two. The two in France are not replicas of the one in New York. They are the originals. They are however life size and not very comparable in size to the one in New York. The Statue of Liberty in New York was a gift from France and the purpose of its s…
Popularity: 8
Over 10 thousands
Popularity: 7
Nearly two million people a year
Popularity: 3
It closed because Annie
Popularity: 7
Most immigrants left Ellis Isand very quickly.
Popularity: 17
"The voyage between Naples and New York, which is 4,188 knots, is performed by these steamers in fourteen to sixteen days, which includes one day's stoppage at Gibraltar." p. 258, "Marine Engineer and Naval Architect" Edited by William George Neal, published 1884
Popularity: 9
There are 3 islands that surrond Italy although only 2 of them are Italian. The other is French. The French one is called Corsica and the 2 Italian ones are called Sardengna and Sicilia.More information in Wikipedia
Popularity: 2
Yes people do visit Ellis Island today. Here are the reasons why:1. You can take a tour on Ellis Island.2. You can learn about the History of Ellis Island.3. People don't import goods there any longer, nor really live there, however people do go back and visit.
Popularity: 16
Alaska alska.
Popularity: 11
Ellis Island is 27.5 acres,28 if rounded
Popularity: 0
Ellis Island once again saw itself as a detention center for alien enemies during World War II. After the Internal Security Act of 1950, which banned immigrants who had been members of Communist and Fascist organizations, and the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1952, fewer and fewer people cam…
Popularity: 9
president Benjamin harrison then after someone else purchased it.
Popularity: 7
151FT. one hundred and fifteen feet tall.
Popularity: 5
yes, they needed to come through Ellis island to become legal immigrants
Popularity: 14
it did in fact burn down in 1897 when Ellis Island was built with mostly wood
Popularity: 11
train cars were loaded with dynamite
Popularity: 1
1859- 1901
Popularity: 0
they thought it was beautiful especially the Statue Of Liberty
Popularity: 8
Yes the island is still called Ellis Island
Popularity: 10
No one was living on the island of Krakatoa. 36,000 people died, but that was mainly from the tsunamis that were generated, some being 40 meters high, and hitting nearby villages. they all died. simples. G&H
Popularity: 10
could be St. Pierre and Miquelon
Popularity: 4
The people would get to Ellis by steamships, though it took weeks.
Popularity: 2
Ellis Island is important as people from round the world, their ancestors will have passed through there to get to America. That is what has made America so culturally diverse today.Millions of immigrants passed through Ellis Island.A fire on Ellis Island burnt down records of immigrants passing thr…
Popularity: 3
Ellis Island is an island, and therefore cannot sail anywhere.
Popularity: 4
A 1900 silver dollar is a lady liberty Morgan silver dollar, not an Ellis Island silver dollar. There is no record of an Ellis Island silver dollar, so this may be some sort of commemorative coin.
Popularity: 1
On the evening of June 14, 1897 there was a HUGE fire that burned the entire immigration center to the ground. No lives were lost but many immigration files dating back to 1855 burned along with the pine building. It was quickly rebuilt and reopened December 18, 1900.
Popularity: 0