Course: academic writing level 4
Date: 17, March, 2010
Ellis Island is the island on the southern peak of Manhattan island of New York. It is the 27.5-acre large place, including more American population than other states in the USA. It was evaluated there were almost half of American families which had emigrated from the other countries. They went to the USA through the harbor of Ellis Island. It was one main route of immigration of The USA 100 years age. In fact, the beginning of Ellis Island was belonged to a Manhattan businessman called Samuel Ellis in 1770s. Unfortunately, ships’ ballast was sunk.
The government of New York sold the island to the federal Government. Ellis Island was regarded as the major nation’s immigration station from 1892 to1924. After the period, its role
was declined. It was reported that there were 17 million immigrants who went to the USA through Ellis Island.
It becomes one nice interesting site of the best known scenes worldwide. It includes the status of Liberty, the Great Hall, the American Immigrant Wall of Honor, American History Center and, the best period is summer and spring seasons because the weather of Ellis Island is warmer than winter and fall season. Listening to music and boating are two things that are appreciated by most visitors. The best method to go to Ellis Island is to buy a ticket. It costs $79 or $59(Buy New York city pass17, March, 2010). If you would like to travel to Ellis Island, it opens for you all time. Trump hotel is the best choice to stay because it is an international hotel.
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