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Ellis Island opened on January 1, 1892
Did you know that over 100 million Americans are descended from someone who passed through Ellis Island between 1892-1954? This information was found using ISearch. (Citation below)
Parrish, Ann. "Ellis Island." Let's Take A Look At New York (2015): 1. Middle Search Plus. Web. 10 Dec. 2015.
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California's Gold Rush
Was California a state at the time of the discovery?
Who were the forty-niners?
What were some of the effects of the gold rush?