Ellis Island: Land Of Opportunity

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Ellis Island Ellis Island was considered the gateway to the land of opportunity because millions of immigrants from Europe passed through it. It was a place where immigrants were judged and accepted into America. America’s unique diversity in population is directly attributed to immigration. The American Government needed a detailed process of weeding out the diseased. I think most immigrants found happiness in America. Ellis Island, as a beaurocratic depot or system, was put in place for many reasons. The Government needed a system that screened who would be let into the country. The government also needed to know who was coming in. Many immigrants feared the process because some were deported back to Europe. Those said to be unhealthy
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