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DON'T SEND ME BACK by Mind Map: DON
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DON'T SEND ME BACK

Document Terminale LV3 about immigration to the USA.Taken from Manual "Your Way" Terminale Extract from book by Fred Mustard Stewart  

WHO?

Jacob

in his thirties

a Russian Jew

wounded-limping-shot in the leg

says it was a hunting accident

Jews

persecuted-massacred

the Cossacks

the first doctor

unsympathetic

Russian police

2nd doctor-Carl Travers

blond haired

young

sympathetic to Jacob

doesn't believe it was a hunting accident

lets him pass anyway

possible German origins

comes from immigrant family himself?

WHEN?

early 20th century

peak immigration dates 1900-1915

political agitation in Russia at this time

WHERE?

Ellis Island

immigration control centre, health, looking for contagious diseases – E=eye, H=heart X= mental, money, language, family/friends, occupation, marital status

1892-1954

peak years 1900-1915

+12million immigrants

5,000 people arrived daily

only 2% were deported

Russia

autocratic regime

segregation/pogroms

social barriers

censorship

the USA

democracy

political freedom

religious freedom

capitalism

freedom of speech

WHY?

economic reasons

religious reasons

political reasons

FEELINGS?

fears

may be sent back to Russia

might be killed

repression

no work

hopes & wishes

the American Dream

start a new life

get a good job

build a family

be successful & happy