What happend when people arrived at Ellis Island?
the were checked to see if the had any "bad plans" for America or if they were healthy enough to support themselves
Yes. There are a huge amount of records of people who entered the USA there, as many people coming to the USA arrived there. Many people trying to track their family history from another country to America, will find that their relations arrived in Ellis Island.
they were checked by doctors and if they were okay they were sent to New York
There was a war between EllisIsland and Angel Island
Yes, many Germans arrived through Ellis Island. Many of the people we would identify as German would have given specific German states as their home country (e.g. Prussia, Bavaria, etc.) More Germans likely arrived through Castle Clinton in New York, as Ellis Island was not yet in use when huge numbers of Germans arrived in the 1860 - 1890 period.
because of bad economics . and bad jobs! arrived at Ellis island !
Imigrants started to come to America
They registered on Ellis Island.
Ellis island from Europe and Angel Island from Asia.
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.
One million immigrants
horrible to where they where jumping off the boats.
They got inspected
If the immigrant arrived at Ellis Island, they certainly could. The Statue is about 1/2 mile from Ellis Island. And not all immigrants came to Ellis Island- My wife came to Dulles Airport in Northern VA. :}
In the early 20th Century, immigrants were "processed" at Ellis Island in the port of New York City. They arrived in passenger & cargo ships.
Ellis island mainly had people from Europe. Angle island had people from ASia.
8,687 people were detained on Ellis island for bad health!
They arrived on the east Coast, through Ellis Island.
They were happy to be there and had survived the trip getting there.
8,687 people were detained on Ellis Island
Ellis Island was the point where immigrants arrived to be processed into the United States.
Immigrants come to Ellis island to get excepted in the us
There arrived in USA at Ellis Island NY outsite of NYC, NY
Many arrived at Ellis Island in New York.
Ellis island was the base for the processing of immigrants from Europe. Angle Island in San Francisco processed people from Asia.
Yes, he is. He is third generation Italian. His grandfather arrived the US via Ellis Island.
Not as severe as the attitude of the US officials working there.
The people would get to Ellis by steamships, though it took weeks.
Ellis Island is for people immigrating from Europe. Angel Island is for people from Asian countries. Ellis Island is in New York City, New York. Angel Island is in San Francisco, California. Chinese immigrants are held longer at Angel Island.
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.
People did not immigrate to Ellis Island- they immigrated to the US- Ellis Island was their point of entry to the US. People came to the US because of religious persecution, financial opportunity, and fleeing conditions of war or famine in their native countries.
12 million immigrants passed from Ellis Island into the US
According to elliisisland.com, from 1892 - 1924, 12 million people were processed through Ellis Island
people went to Ellis island for freedom, they came for jobs, and they came to see what was a real life like in the U.S
They would have arrived in different places, most notably Ellis Island. In more modern times they would have flown into different cities around the USA.
More than 12 million people from many different countries, cultures and walks of life - poor and rich alike. You can read details about the history of Ellis Island here: http://www.ellisisland.org/genealogy/ellis_island_history.asp and a year by year breakdown of the statistics here: www.nps.gov/elis/forteachers/upload/Statistics.pdf
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.
How did the experience of most Asian immigrants at Angel Island differ from that of Europeans at Ellis Island?
They were interviewed thoroughly, given physical examinations, and usually left the same day they arrived.
Immigrant's didn't live on Ellis Island. They came through Ellis Island to get to the US. Ellis Island was the 'front desk' where immigrants had their papers checked before they could be let into the US. Think of it like a secretary letting people in to see the boss.
Ellis island was on the east coast whereas angel island was on the west coast. Because of this more people from Asia came to angel island
Most German immigrants to the United States arrived in the United State in large ships that arrived in ports of immigration like New York's Ellis Island.
The nations cities like new York, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Detroit
Likely not, unless it was anglicized when someone immigrated to this country, which happen often as European Jews arrived at Ellis Island.
most people say it took up to 3 to 5 weeks. [from Europe to Ellis Island]
Ellis Island is an island in the harbor of New York City. For about 60 years, from 1892 to 1954, people immigrating from other countries to the United States would arrive by ship at Ellis Island. http://www.ellisisland.org/genealogy/ellis_island_history.asp
To Ellis Island, people came from Europe. To Angel Island, people came from China, Japan, Korea....etc. They are both alike because they're both immigration stations.
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 landfill belongs to New Jersey. Ellis Island was home to the Ellis Island Immigration Station, which was the largest immigrant processing station… Read More
It was were people checked in.
Mary Lou Retton's family changed their last name from Rotundo to Retton when they arrived at Ellis Island.
The Ellis of Ellis Island was named after Ruby Ellis who was the first immigrant from Russia.