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On January 1, 1892, Annie Moore, a teenager from County Cork, Ireland, was the first immigrant processed at Ellis Island. Immediately after they shall be assembled in Consequence of the first Election, they shall be divided as equally as may be into three Classes. England's first vessels to make regular trips across the ocean, were the ships, Sirius and Great Western, in 1838, each averaging seven and a half knots an hour. But more practically speaking, America's new industries and booming frontier towns demanded large quantities of cheap labor.

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Publisher: Clarion Books; Reprint edition (May 24, 2004)


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