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  • Ellis Island

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    On December 31, 1890 a transition in history occured. New York City would start a new era in the history of the United States starting with the opening of Ellis Island as an immigration depo. This attracted many immigrants to the United Stated because of more job opportunities and as means to start a new life. As more immigrants came to America, it began to be known as the "land of opportunities". Immigrants coming in filled work spaces in industries with the hopes of someday becoming successful

  • Ellis Island

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    Ellis Island Ellis Island was 'the door to America' which was opened on January 1st, 1892. Immigrants came here from their countries to stay in ours. It was a major immigration station for the United States from 1892 to 1943. It has been part of the Statue of Liberty since 1965. Between 1880 and 1900 9 million immigrants arrived in America, which was the largest number of arrivals in a 20 year period. The immigrants mostly stayed in the New England areas, such as New York and Massachusetts. This

  • Ellis Island

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    ELLIS ISLAND                                    Ellis Island has a long history, was needed, and was the "Gateway to America" from 1892 until it closed in 1954, when it began its slow decay. The island was called Gull Island by the Indians and Oyster Island by the Dutch. Later the English erected a gibbet or gallows

  • ellis island

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    On December 31, 1890 a transition in history occured. New York City would start a new era in the history of the United States starting with the opening of Ellis Island as an immigration depo. This attracted many immigrants to the United Stated because of more job opportunities and as means to start a new life. As more immigrants came to America, it began to be known as the "land of opportunities". Immigrants coming in filled work spaces in industries with the hopes of someday becoming successful

  • albert ellis

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    Albert Ellis was born on September 27, 1913 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in New York. He was the oldest of the three Ellis children and played the role of their main caregiver due to their parent’s lack of interest in such things. Their father was somewhat nonexistent and although their mother was present in their lives she was much the same. Ellis described his mother as a self absorbed woman with a bipolar effect (Ellis, Abrams, and Abrams, 2012, para. 1). He was a sickly child and developed

  • Ellis Island

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    land of liberty and power. This large influx of immigrants was instrumental in shaping the very country we know today. A large part of immigration was directed through the famous Ellis Island, known as the Gate to America, or the Golden Door. The co-dependency of the Industrial Revolution and immigration through Ellis Island can be illustrated in a number of examples. The industrialization of North America paved the way for a legion of immigrants, even though work was difficult to obtain at times

  • Ellis Island

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    Ellis Island In the 1600's, Ellis Island was known as Gull Island by the Mohegan tribe and was simply two to three acres. During high tide, the island could barely have been seen above the rising waters. After being discovered for its rich oyster beds in 1628, Dutch settlers renamed it Oyster Island. And then in 1765, which was the hanging of Anderson the Pirate, the island was again renamed the Gibbet Island, after the instrument used to hang him. Finally on January 20, 1785, Samuel Ellis purchased

  • Albert Ellis Theory

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    Personality Presentation Fall 2015 Samantha Ojeda 12/1/2014 Albert Ellis: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 27, 1913, to July 24, 2007. Childhood and Education Albert Ellis, was born in Pittsburgh on September 27, 1913, and raised in New York City. Growing up, had an emotionally distant relationship with his parents, Ellis often described himself as being a "semi-orphan," this because his father spent very little time with Ellis and his family due to constant traveling. His mother was unprepared

  • Ellis Island Essay

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    twelve million immigrants entered the United States from 1892 to 1954 through Ellis Island, a small island in New York Harbor. Ellis Island is located right off of the New Jersey coast in the upper bay near the Statue of Liberty. Over the years the islands sized enlarged from its original 3.3 acres to 27.5 acres from landfill obtained from ship ballast and the construction of the New York City subway system. Before Ellis Island was used for immigrants to enter the United States from all around the

  • Ellis Island Immigration

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    Immigration at Ellis Island Did you know that 40% of all current U.S citizens can trace at least one of their ancestors to Ellis Island? Ellis Island was a historical immigration station.From opening its doors to the public in 1892 to shutting them in 1954, Ellis Island has been the busiest immigration station in U.S history. Over 12 million people immigrated through Ellis Island in the late 19th century and early 20th century. You had to go through legal and medical inspections in order to proceed

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