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The immigration

  • 1492

    The name of country

    The name of country
    The country was named after another explorer Amerigo Vespucci
  • 1492

    Discovery of America

    Discovery of America
    In 1492, a Spanish-based transatlantic maritime expedition led by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus encountered the Americas, continents which were completely unknown in Europe, Asia and Africa and were outside the Old World political and economic system. The four voyages of Columbus began the Spanish colonization of the Americas.
  • Period: 1492 to


  • 1513

    First US city

    First US city
    The first US city was Saint Augustine in Florida
  • 1565

    Augustine settlement

    Located in Florida, St. Augustine is considered the docking place of the first European explorer (Spanish), and as the oldest city in the United States.
  • Period: 1565 to

    European settlement

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    17th AND 18th CENTURY

  • Port royal

    Port royal
    In 1603, Pierre Du Gua de Monts received the privilege of trading in Acadia, in Canada and elsewhere in New France. The following year he chartered ships to the St. Lawrence River.      In the spring of 1605, de Monts went in search of a more welcoming place for his colony. After heading south, he noted the hostility of the Amerindians to return north to explore the Bay of Fundy. On July 27, 1605, his group settled in Port Royal, in the Annapolis River Valley.
  • Jamestown colony

    Jamestown is the first English colony
  • Creation of Quebec

    Creation of Quebec
    Sponsored by King Henry IV, Samuel de Champlain founds Quebec City on July 3
  • Pilgrim fathers

    Pilgrim fathers
    The Pilgrim Fathers are one of the first groups of British settlers settled after crossing the Mayflower on the territory of the future United States of America.
  • 250 000 inhabitants excluded natives

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    Early colonisation

  • Georgia, last british colony

    Georgia is the last of the thirteen colonies established by the Kingdom of Great Britain on the territory that will become the United States
  • Independance of the US

    The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America, is a political text by which the thirteen British colonies of North America seceded from Great Britain on July 4, 1776, to form the United States.
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    19th century second wave of immigration

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    5 million immigrants from northern and western Europe

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    The gold rush

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    Immigration act (jews act)

    From eastern and southern Europe; more 2 million jews come to america to escape the slaughter, persecutions...
  • Creation of Ellis island

    Creation of Ellis island
    The new structure on Ellis Island, built of "Georgia pine" opened on January 1, 1892. Annie Moore, a teenaged Irish girl, accompanied by her two brothers, entered history and a new country as she was the very first immigrant to be processed at Ellis Island.
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    THE 20th CENTURY

  • Immigration act

    The Immigration Act of 1906 introduces a more restrictive immigration policy, broadening the categories of rejected immigrants.
  • Quota Law

    Quota Law
    Quota law are a restriction to mass immigration
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    Ban on Chinese immigration

  • End of WWII acceptance

    End of WWII acceptance of many political refugees escaping from communism
  • 20 million of immigrants

  • Ellis island closed

    Ellis island closed
    Ellis Island closed on November 12, 1954, with the departure of its last detainee, Norwegian merchant seaman Arne Peterssen.
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    Vietnam war

    Political and humanitarian raisons, Asians
  • New immigration policy/ president Johnson

    New immigration policy/ president Johnson
    End of Wasps priority, end of this preferential treatment, family reunification
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    Increase in the number of south American and African immigrants

    Increase in the number of south American and African immigrants
     Wars, political and unrests crisis
     Illegal immigration from Mexico
  • The Immigration Reform and Control Act

    The Immigration Reform and Control Act
    IRCA or the Simpson–Mazzoli Act was passed by the 99th United States Congress and signed into law by President Ronald Reagan on November 6, 1986.
  • Immigration act

    Immigration act
    Bush, increased legal immigration by 40%
  • Illegal immigration act

    Illegal immigration act
    Clinton, increased the deportation of immigrants
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    THE 21th CENTURY

  • Attacks

    On 11 September 2001, Islamist extremists hijacked four planes that were flying above the US. Two of them were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York.
  • Data system for visa entry

    Data system for visa entry
    It requires the AG to establish a database with the arrival and departure data from machine-readable travel and entry documents issued to aliens and to make interoperable all security databases relevant to making admissibility determinations.
  • « the comprehensive immigration Act »

    Introduction of « the comprehensive immigration Act »
    By Senator Arlen Specter
  • Secure Fence Act

     Secure Fence Act
    The Secure Fence Act of 2006, is an act of the United States Congress which authorized and partially funded the construction of 700 miles (1,125 km) of fencing along the Mexican border.
  • The comprehensive immigration reforme Act

  • Election of Obama

    Election of Obama
  • DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American immigration policy that allows some individuals with unlawful presence in the United States after being brought to the country as children to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and become eligible for a work permit in the U.S.
  • Advocacy of Barack Obama on immigration

  • Election of Trump

  • Trump wall

  • Trump's policy

    Trump sign the « Border Security and immigration Enforcement Improvements »;
  • Democratic Presidential on Immigration