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6.8 Immigration to the US

Directions: The following questions have been designed to test and improve your knowledge of the topic of immigration to the US. Answer these questions and verify your answers. Then, write an essay on whether you think immigration has helped or hurt the US.


Q 1: By 1790, there were 4.6 million Europeans and 900,000 _____ slaves in the US.
Native American

Q 2: Prior to the mid 1500s, there were _______ European immigrants in America.
23 million
10 million
5 million

Q 3: During mid 1800s, millions of Irish immigrants came to the US because of _________ in Ireland.
the plague epidemic
the Great War
the Great Potato Famine

Q 4: The first naturalization law in the United States was the March 26, 1790 Naturalization Act which offered naturalization to
free white persons only
anyone who was not a slave
all able-bodied immigrants

Q 5: 2006 U.S. immigration reform protests began in response to proposed legislation known as H.R. 4437, which would
raise penalties for illegal immigration and classify illegal aliens and others as felons
stop all forms of immigration
legalize millions of undocumented immigrants

Q 6: In 2004, ________ proposed a guestworker program to absorb migrant laborers who would otherwise come to the U.S. as undocumented immigrants.
United States Senator from NY, Hillary Clinton
Mexican President Vicente Fox
United States President George W. Bush

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