Essay- Immigrant Journey- (What it was like on the ships)

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Essay- Immigrant Journey- (What it was like on the ships)

Postby Graffeo » 20 Nov 2006, 06:49

Last week I posted about New Orleans Port, this one is about Ellis Island.

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"For many, simply getting to the port was the first major journey of their lives. They would travel by train, wagon, donkey or even by foot. Sometimes travelers would have to wait days, weeks and even months at the port, either for their paperwork to be completed or for their ship to arrive because train schedules were not coordinated with sailing dates. ......"

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