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Grade Level(s): High School

Age Levels(s): 15-18

Subject Area: U.S. History I and Introduction to Law
Created for Alternate High School classroom

Goals: The unit goal should focus on the essential question.

Curriculum Standards: U.S. History - 1.28b Causes and impact of the wave of immigration in Northern Europe to America from 1840-1860

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