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English 110 - Davis - Culture and Immigration: Home

This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in English 110 with Cynthia Davis.

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Your Assignment

1915 photo of immigration station at Angel Island, CA

Your assignment requires you to conduct research in order to explore one wave of immigration to the United States. Your research will examine the following: 

  • The conditions in the homeland that influenced emigration
  • The journey
  • The conditions upon arrival in the United States
  • The cultural influence this wave of immigration had on the United Stated

You will write a paper based on your research, citing the sources you used.

Image: Immigration Station, Angel Island, California, from Library of Congress.

Getting Started

The information on the following tabs of this guide will help you gather background information to guide your research, identify keywords for your topic, find and evaluate different types of sources, and cite your sources.

If you need more help with your research, contact a librarian by chat, phone, email, or in person, or explore the library's online tutorials.

For writing help, contact the Writing Center in the Cartwright Learning Resources Center (CLRC). The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring and a variety of helpful support materials.

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