Discrimination Against Gold Rush Immigrants

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Immigration to the US has been a topic of discussion for many years. Inform your class about discrimination against immigrants during the Gold Rush with a short reading passage. After reading, class members answer five questions related to the text.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Assign this page as a homework assignment or starter exercise
  • Add the passage and questions to your unit on the California Gold Rush or on immigration to the United States
Classroom Considerations
  • This is part of a series of cross-curricular resources
  • Includes an answer key
  • Cross-curricular resource combines social studies concepts with reading skills practice
  • None
Common Core