Grade 11

Mayflower II replica at sunset, Massachusetts
Coming to America

How have immigrants shaped America?

Silhouette of group of people against globe

Destination America

Source: PBS

What is it about the United States that convinces citizens of other nations to leave their homes and lives behind? Visit this site to explore the answers, along with the personal stories of immigrants from Guatemala, Iran, Tibet, the Soviet Union, Taiwan, and Mexico. While you’re there, be sure to browse the photo archives and genealogical resources.

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