Which quotation from the poem "ellis island" supports the theme "a culture of conquering others is unhealthy”? waited the long days of quarantine, after leaving the sickness, / the old empires of europe, nine decades the answerer / of dreams. another voice speaks / of native lands / within this nation.
after leaving the sickness, / the old Empires of Europe
The correct answer is "after leaving the sickness, / the old Empires of Europe".
With this quotation, the voice of the poem states that the days spent in Ellis Island were like a quarantine getting rid of the evil deeds of the old Empires of Europe. This process is necessary to get rid of the sickness, the Imperialist ideas of these nations that had expanded their cultures through colonialism, conquering other countries and subjugating their peoples.
The answer is B After leaving the sickness, / the old Empires of Europe. I just took the test and it was right.