Grade 11

Mayflower II replica at sunset, Massachusetts
Coming to America

How have immigrants shaped America?

1620 Mayflower II replica Pilgrims used to Sail to New World

The Mayflower

Source: History

Watch this brief video that deconstructs the Mayflower, including details about the ship itself, its passengers, and its journey. Explore related links on the site to learn more about the Mayflower and the Pilgrims.

Annie Moore with immigrants celebrating and the Statue of Liberty behind her

Illegal Immigration Solutions – Pros and Cons: Historical Timeline


This timeline is organized into six time periods, each of which has excerpts and images from primary and secondary sources. Scan the entire timeline or choose to focus on one or two time periods for a more in-depth look at the history of immigration in the U.S.

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