The Statue of Liberty is unveiled. Pictured: A group of immigrants traveling aboard a ship celebrate as they catch their first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York Harbor. Talk about why it is a signal
This simulation is designed to create an authentic immigration experience. Beginning with an ocean voyage, students will experience waiting in long lines while carrying all of their belongings as they move through Ellis Island. They will be subjected to four different interviews before being allowed into America or being deported back to their country of origin.
Italian children - Ellis Island What courage our relatives had arriving at a new country giving up all they knew going into the unknown. If your relatives came thru Ellis Island, honor them, put their names on the Wall of Immigrants.