Coming to America meant a new life for the millions who came in search of freedom and opportunity. Examine the motivations behind those that made the decision to come to the New World. Empathize with their struggles as you read firsthand accounts and analyze photographs. Appreciate the diversity of culture and thought that has shaped our country and does so to this day.
This unit can be used independently, but it is also designed to be used concurrently with the literature unit for, A House of Tailors.