Ellis Island "The Passage"

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Traveling (how they got there)

Immigrants traveled from many places but there was only a few places were they got thorugh america from. Most immigrants came from small towns in places such as Italy, Poland, and Russia... They usally traveled west to reach Ellis Island to be inspected to be insured to be able to enter into America. On they trip across the Atlantic Ocean was hard, only about 75% of the people ont he ships were immigrants. They usally began their journeys on foot, horseback, and or train, as many as 3000 people would crowed on these ships. They often came from different countires, spoke different languages, and belonged to different religions.