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Where do you find Ellis Island
New York Harbor (Google Maps).
Immigrants that went through Ellis Island
More than 12 million.
What was the role of Ellis Island in 1794-1890
It wasn't a immigration station, but it played a great military role, it was purchased by the goverment of USA, in 1808, because it was a great undefended spot in New York harbor.
First immigrants
England, Ireland, Germany and the Scandinavian countries.
Registry room
Doctors would briefly scan every immigrant.
Resons to exclude immigrants
  • Diseases and physical disorders.
  • If they were thought to become a public threat or an illegal contract laborer.
When was it closed
The immigrant station closed and abandoned after 1954.

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