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1. Ellis Island is considered the g _ _ _ _ _ _ to America.

17. Any immigrant who was denied entry to the U.S. and returned to their country is called an ______________ immigrant. 18. Immigrants who were found to be sick were treated in one of Ellis Island's _________________ . 19. Ellis Island is named after its former owner ______ _______________ Ellis. 20. Ellis Island was nicknamed the "Island of H_____" since 98% of all immigrants passed inspection. 21. A desire for _____________ and a better life brought millions of immigrants to America. 22. When immigrants reached Ellis Island, the first room they entered was called the _________ room. 23. Prior to the opening of Ellis Island in 1892, immigrants who entered New York were processed at _____________ ____________ . 24. People who help immigrants translate language were called ___________________. 25. A quick medical exam of all Ellis Island immigrants was called the " _____ _________ physical. 26. Many immigrants were joined with their loved ones at the _______________ Post. 27. The Registry Room also known as the "__________ __________" is where over 12 million immigrants were processed. 28. In order to pass through Ellis Island, immigrants had to prove they were healthy and not likely to become a "____________ ______________ . 29. Immigrants held at Ellis Island and not allowed to enter the country for legal reasons were called d_ _ _ _ _ _ _ immigrants. 30. The list of passenger names used by inspectors to process immigrants was called the ______________.

2. A contagious disease effecting the lungs is called: t___________. 3. Immigrants, traveled to America, at the turn of the 20th century, in a s_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. 4. Immigrants who failed inspection would have to go before the "Board of ____________ _____________. 5. Most immigrants traveled in the bottom section of steamships called _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . 6. The person in charge of Ellis Island was called the ___________________ of Immigration. 7. Ellis Island housed immigrants in _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ rooms. 8. Ellis Island is now a ____________ _________ site. 9. The eye disease of the immigrant was called ________. 10. Immigrants suspected of having contagious diseases were placed in Q_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . 11. A highly contagious disease which effected mostly children was called m _ _ _ _ _ _ . 12. The first immigrant to be processed at Ellis Island on January 1, 1892 was ________ __________ . 13. An agency under the U.S. Treasury Department that is responsible for controlling what is brought into America is the U.S. ___________ Service. 14. The device used by doctors to check immigrants for trachoma was called a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . 15. Person in charge of processing immigrants is called an immigration _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

16. Immigrants with promises of jobs and money loaned to them by strangers were in violation of the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Law of 1885.

31. Ellis Island was also know as the "Island of ______" because 2% of immigrants were sent back.

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