Ch 46: FTCE Social Science: Impact of Immigration Patterns in the US

About This Chapter

If you are preparing for the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) Social Science exam, you will need to review various aspects of U.S. history. These video lessons and quizzes reinforce your knowledge of immigration patterns and policies.

FTCE Social Science: Impact of Immigration Patterns in the U.S. - Chapter Summary

Trace the history of immigration to the U.S. during the late 1800s and early 1900s and understand the impact of this influx of new immigrants on America's growth and development. The text and video lessons in this chapter focus on the social, political and economic effects of immigration that will be addressed in the FTCE Social Science exam. By reviewing this material, you can expect to get a handle on:

  • Understanding the ethnic diversity of new immigrants landing on U.S. shores in the late 1800s
  • Relating the effects of immigration on American population and economic growth
  • Discussing how immigration during the Industrial Age led to the practice of nativism
  • Noting legislative actions designed to control immigration during the late 1800s - early 1900s
  • Outlining U.S. policies addressing political asylum and refugees

With a lot of information conveyed in just a few lessons, you might find it most helpful to use the timeline feature that allows you to access only those parts of the videos where you need the most review. Test yourself using quizzes that utilize the same multiple-choice format as found on the actual FTCE Social Science exam, which can help determine your readiness in taking the test.

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