Angel Island Worksheet

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        Please wite a sentence or two to answer each of the following questions.  You will need this in order to do the writing assignment.

 

    1.  Who were the first inhabitants of Angel Island?  ____________________________________________________________________________________________

    2.  What were some of the early uses of the island?  __________________________________________

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    3.  How did the island get its name?   _______________________________________________________

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    4.  What did the island eventually become?  _________________________________________________

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    5.  Who were its inhabitants, and what were some of the problems they faced?  __________________

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    6.  What does the term "paper sons" mean?  _________________________________________________

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    7.  How would you describe the treatment of the immigrants on Angel Island?  __________________

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