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Immigration to the Golden Land: Jewish Life in America
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Introductory Activity

We Shall Go to America (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > Pioneers from Europe > Explore topic > Historical Docs)



Learning Activity 1: Colonial Period / Early America

Colonial America: Early Settlers (Video > The Golden Land > Colonial America > Early Settlers > Explore Topic > Play)

Colonial America: Degrees of Tolerance (Video > The Golden Land > Colonial America > Degrees of Tolerance > Play)

Jews Permitted to Stay in New Amsterdam (Video > The Golden Land > Colonial America > Early Settlers > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Aaron Lopez Denied Naturalization (Video > The Golden Land > Colonial America > Degrees of Tolerance > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

A Jew Seeks Permission to Trade (Video > The Golden Land > Colonial America > Early Settlers > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Rights Vary from State to State (Video > The Golden Land > Early Republic > Gaining Civil Rights > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

A Nation Founded on Liberty and Equality (Video > The Golden Land > Early Republic > Revolutionary Ideals > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Fund-Raising Appeal from Newport Jews (Video > The Golden Land > Colonial America > Communal Life > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Dedication of Newport Synagogue (Video > The Golden Land > Colonial America > Communal Life > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

A Jewish Wedding in Philadelphia (Video > The Golden Land > Early Republic > Gaining Civil Rights > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

City of Refuge Proclaimed (Video > The Golden Land > Early Republic > Gaining Civil Rights > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Atlas: US, 1492-1789 (Atlas > North America > United States > 1492 - 1789)

Timeline: 1492-1789



Learning Activity 2: Building America: 1820 - 1880

Europe (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > Pioneers From Europe > Play)

Building America: New Communities (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > New Communities > Play)

Native Americans Visit a Jewish Trader (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > New Communities > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Encounter with a Peddler (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > New Communities > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

The Solomons Come to America (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > Pioneers From Europe > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Jewish Cultural Life in Chicago (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > Industrial America > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

From Central Europe to Keokuk, Iowa (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > Pioneers From Europe > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Ulysses S. Grant Expels Jews (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > Civil War > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Two Jewish Views on Slavery (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > Civil War > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Making a Living (Video > The Golden Land > Building America > Industrial America > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Atlas: US, 1789-1925 (Atlas > North America > United States > 1789-1925)



Learning Activity 3: Mass Immigration 1880 - 1924

Mass Immigration: Coming to America (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Coming To America > Play)

Mass Immigration: Tenement Life (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Tenement Life > Play)

Mass Immigration: Building Community (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Building Community > Play)

Jewish Immigration from Eastern Europe (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Coming To America > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Hias Offers Help to New Arrivals (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Coming To America > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

They Really Gave You a Thorough Exam (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Coming To America > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

My First American Clothing (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Tenement Life > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

A Wife Bares Her Head (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Tenement Life > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Making a Living in Chicago (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Tenement Life > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

A Kansas City Slum (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Tenement Life > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Children as the Focus of Americanization (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Who Is American > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Learn English (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Who Is American > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

An Indictment of Working Conditions (Video > The Golden Land > Mass Immigration > Trade Unions > Explore Topic > Historical Documents)

Atlas: Us, 1789-1925 (Atlas > North America > United States > 1789-1925)



Culminating Activity

Atlas: US, 1492-1789 (Atlas > North America > United States > 1492-1789)

Atlas: US, 1789-1925 (Atlas > North America > United States > 1789-1925)



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