Teaching Cleveland

Lesson 21

Handout 3

Immigration to Cleveland by Country of Origin
Activity Sheet

Directions:

Use the information on the chart entitled, "Immigration to Cleveland by Country of Origin," to help you answer the questions below.

  1. Which country sent the largest group of people to Cleveland in 1896? How many?

  2. Which countries sent the fewest? Why do you think these countries sent so few people?

  3. Why do you think so few people came to Cleveland from France and England?

  4. Which country sent the largest group of people to Cleveland in 1906? How many?

  5. Which country showed the largest increase in the number of people coming to Cleveland between 1896 and 1906? How many?

  6. We know that a very large number of people came from Poland to Cleveland between 1896 and 1906. Why do you think these numbers are not shown on the chart? A hint: look at the notes at the bottom of the chart.


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