US History

Use the quotation to answer the question.

It is said that the quality of recent immigration is undesirable. The time is quite within recent memory when the same thing was said of immigrants who, with their descendants, are now numbered among our best citizens.

—Grover Cleveland, 1897

What argument is President Cleveland making in this statement?

A.
Citizenship won’t be offered to recent immigrants.

B.
Immigrants and their children can be good citizens.

C.
Limiting immigration is good for the country.

D.
The best immigrants return to their home countries.

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  1. Have you read and understood Cleveland's remark? Read it again, and then let us know what YOU think is correct.

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  2. @Writeacher well that's what I kinda need help with, I don't really understand what Cleveland is saying and thought you guys might help :P

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  3. Then start by eliminating the obvious.

    Does he mean D in that statement?

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  4. @WriI don't think so, I'm thinking he means C

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  5. He starts out sounding like that, but read that last part again: " … immigrants who, with their descendants, are now numbered among our best citizens."

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  6. One of the best ways to deal with these multiple-choice questions is to start out by crossing out the obviously wrong ones! Once you have them crossed out, your mind can concentrate on the others, and you'll make better decisions.

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  7. hmmm/... i think its B since it say " … immigrants who, with their descendants, are now numbered among our best citizens."
    am i right?

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  8. Yes, B is correct.

    =)

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  9. @writeacher just answer the question stop being so difficult

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  10. @Writeacher ,, Honestly, though when we come to these sites it's usually because we are 1, in a hurry/time crunch 2, cuz we lazy or 3, we want our answers checked. When you go off on a tangent it will sometimes make us feel like you think we are , or make us think your not really helping. So please keep that in mind for future reference.

    Thank you.

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  11. *make us feel like you think we are *

    (sorry for the missing word :)

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  12. * D. U. M. B. *

    It keeps deleting that word from my responses so as a replacement illiterate or simpleminded

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  13. Oh lord

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