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1. Name the reasons why most of the emigrants left Germany in the 19th century and moved to the USA?
Because the United States offered a good welfare system for the whole family.
Because the economical situation was better than in Europe.
Because of the healthier climate.
2. During which time took the second major wave of emigration place?
3. How many people entered the United States using Castle Garden as an entrance door?
700 000
70 000 000
7 000 000
4. What is Castle Garden?
A climatic health resort in the United States.
Centralized landing depot for the immigrants.
The Garden in front of the White House in Washington D.C.
1. Write a report regarding German Immigration to the United States during the second half of the 20th century.

Questions of synthesis

Students should refer to travel conditions, to the causes of departure and to the peeks of the emigration waves.