Major Problems in American Immigration and Ethnic History: Documents and Essays

Major Problems in American Immigration and Ethnic History Documents and Essays This unique volume explores such themes as the political and economic forces that cause immigration the alienation and uprootedness that often follow relocation and the difficult questions of citizens

  • Title: Major Problems in American Immigration and Ethnic History: Documents and Essays
  • Author: Thomas G. Paterson Jon Gjerde
  • ISBN: 9780395815328
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
  • This unique volume explores such themes as the political and economic forces that cause immigration the alienation and uprootedness that often follow relocation and the difficult questions of citizenship and assimilation.

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    1. Jon Gjerde compiles documents pertaining to immigration to the United States dating back to the 17th century. He separates them by time period, providing his own insight into each with a brief introduction to each chapter. The documents - written by immigrants, Americans, politicians, and lawmakers among others - provide honest looks at how people saw immigration. Opinions range all over the spectrum; it's incredibly comprehensive and worth a read. I wish more history could have been provided by [...]

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