The Immigration & Naturalization Act of 1965


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Prior to the Immigration Act of 1924, most immigrants to the U.S. were from _____.

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1. The Immigration Act of 1924 used a particular model for determining the number of allowable immigrants from each country. What was this model known as?

2. The Immigration Act of 1924 was replaced with:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment will check your understanding of the Immigration Act of 1965 and its effects. Ensure that you can accurately explain important concepts, such as immigration sponsorship and limits on the number of immigrants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will check your mastery of:

  • Demographics of American immigrants
  • Models for determining legal immigration limits
  • Changes in American immigration acts
  • Effects of the 1965 immigration law
  • Immigrant sponsorship

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will exercise the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related immigration lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify the term that describes a 1924 model for establishing the amount of immigrants allowed from various countries
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding sponsors for immigrants

Additional Learning

Study the adjacent lesson called The Immigration & Naturalization Act of 1965 to learn more about the Immigration Act of 1965. Main objectives that the lesson covers include:

  • Learn about historical limitations on American immigration
  • Compare the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965 to previous immigration acts
  • Understand the models used to determine immigration limits
  • Learn about special immigrants and exceptions to immigration limits