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Ellis Island

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.
On this page you will find a detailed history of Ellis Island. Thebelow text details the actual origin of the island as a locationfor an immigration hub, all the way to its current status as anational monument. Feel free to jump forward to specifi c sections, by clicking on asection title in the...
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They would have taken very little to be honest or whatever they could carry
  == Answer ==   Yes - walk or find another means of transport (which means purchasing another ticket)!!   == Answer ==     yes go to the ticket counter and they should help you. I missed mine one time and was put on the next bus out.
  They were screened to insure that entry was denied to persons with a loathsome or dangerous contagious disease. Mental health was checked, eyes were checked, and if every condition for entry was met, they were allowed to enter.
What was Ellis island in 1892
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Everyone that entered ,but not all where able to enter the United States. Some had diseases and could only enter if they didn't. If they had a curable disease then they were but in a hospital until they were curred. the others went back.
pink! because aliens cant dance.
Approximately 40 41 57 N 74 02 23 W
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the U.S. government to process the increasing number of immigrants.
YES! they came on November 13, 1921 on the ship Olivia. They brought with them all of their life savings, inlcuding the various jewels, pets, and clothing they were so famous for.
Ann Moor was the first woman to come to Ellis Island. also I learned that she had ten babies. Also, she was fifteen or thirteen when she arrived in the U.S.A.
In the 1850's during the Great Migration, a trip from Ireland to Ellis Island would take about 2 to 3 weeks. In the modern day, though, a direct flight from Belfast to La Guardia in NYC would take about 7 hours.
The practices at Angel Island reveal a bias against certain immigrants because Chinese Immigrants were detained for weeks or months in prison-like facilities while awaiting a ruling on whether or not they could stay. Other immigrants passed through Angel Island fairly quickly.
Both were used for immigrant entry into the U.S. Angel Island wasthe West coast from 1910-1940 and Ellis Island was the East coastfrom 1892-1954.
Cruuent retail value: $6.00
Immigrants went to Ellis Island in search of making a new life for them selves and to make money if they weren't able to back at there own homes.
Ellis Island was opened by the US.11
They are open to the public.
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They felt rejoiced. they knew they had a good chance of a better life
yes, but now it is closed and preserved as a museum.
Ellis Island was open primarily to German and Irish immigrants in 1892
some people were waiting for relatives to show up and others were waiting to be shipped back and some had diseases that they didnt want in america
    There were a multitude of reasons people would go there, but most commonly it was for the wealth they had heard of there, to avoid war draft/harsh conditions and escape pogroms.
The First Immigrant Arrive At Ellis Island Between The Years Of 1892 And 1954 During The Prime Immigration Station Of The Country.-Jill
Because if an immigrant had a contagious disease that would be dangerous in US territory so they were sometimes even sent back to there own country.
A lot of the mental tests given on Ellis Island were puzzles that, normally, would seem easy, but not for those many immigrants who had very little education. Or for those who were mentally disabled.
They called it Little Oyster Island. It was one of three islands that the Dutch named "the Oyster Islands."
12 million immigrants passed from Ellis Island into the US
Ellis Island is where Immigrants arrive who plan to live in NY, and they catch the ferry across from Elllis Island
  Someone will ask you in the Vermilion City near the pier if you would like to go to some places
Ellis Island is located near the Statue of Liberty in the Hudson River, which is located in New York. Angel Island is located in San Francisco Bay. Both Ellis Island and Angel Island operated as immigration stations. Angel Island had immigrants from Asia, mainly from China and Japan. Ellis Island...
Anyone who was not in steerage did not have to go through Ellis Island
Immigrates trying to come to the United States
so immagrants caould legaly go into america
imigrants came there to become naturalized citizens of the united states
yes Irish immigrants went to Ellis island in 1845-1852 because a famine started in ireland because of the blight witch made the potatoes all rotten
Yes and no. They are both islands for immigrants to fill out paperwork to enter in the US (United States). Ellis Island is located on the harbor of New York and most Western and Eastern Europeans went there because it was closer to go too and it was more opportunities. Angel Island is located is on...
Answer  An immigrant is a person who has matriculated into another country. A person who was rejected would not be considered an immigrant.   Answer  While exact records were not kept, it is believed that about 2% of those applying for entry into the United States were turned away at Ellis...
When you look at it from a different angle, it shows pictures of Immigrants.
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only 2% of immigrants were deported.
New York and New Jersey own Ellis island the original deal was that new york would own the island but new jersey owns the water around it so when Ellis island was expanded new jersey owned the newer part. Not many people are allowed to see the new jersey side though now because like Alcatraz many...
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...
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Ellis Island was built in New York City, in 1892.
Retail value is $5.00 the dollar coin is $6.00
The Five Dollar Ellis Island gold coin has a value of about $320.00 depending on the price of gold at time of sale.
The original Ellis Island facility built in 1892 was made almost entirely of Georgia Pine. Although the rosin was removed from the 400 ft. long floor, this oily flammable sap remained in the walls. The building was a tinderbox and burned in less than two hours in the early morning hours of June 15th...
I assume you are asking about how to go to Lady Liberty and Ellis Island. There are tours you can buy at Battery Park and board the boats going to both sites.
the reason of that is because they wanted a better life
The importance of both islands vary. While ellis island has almost 40% of the u.s. Population, but angel island had several come thoughts its centre.
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...
immigrants came to Ellis island to be checked and processed to America
Same way everyone came and that is by ship from Europe.
  == Answer ==   Yes you can, but if you want to continue eastbound you need to get on the LIE at South Oyster Bay Road-Exit 43
There are 15 medical buildings
It is now a historical national park and a museum.
Ellis Island is a little less than 6,000 feet (1,829 meters) from Lower Manhattan. That's a little over a mile (about 1.7 kilometers).Mile is 5,280 ft.
horrible to where they where jumping off the boats.
Ellis Island is in New York City, and New York City is located on the East Coast of the United States. Ellis Island is about a mile off the west side of Lower Manhattan.
Castle Garden, Manhattan + many other ports. Not all immigrants landed in Ellis Island even after its opening. On the East Coast, there is Philadelphia, Boston, D.C. among many others.
After being open for 50 years, there were 350 births that occurred on Ellis Island.
Ellis Island was not built, it is a natural land form.
Ellis is located in NY and Angels are in San Francisco, CA. : ) : )
    Immigration used to be regulated by each individual state. People found it wrong and strange that you had a hard time entering America through one state, then were able to freely travel to it once you were in America.
The chalk marks meant many different things. They would mark you if you were mentally ill, you had trachoma, and many other signs if illness were marked.
  The last person to ever be processed through Ellis island was a Norwegian seaman by the name of Arne Peterssen.