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History of American immigration

Author: Peter A Hammerschmidt
Publisher: Philadelphia : Mason Crest Publishers, ©2009.
Series: Major American immigration.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Presents a history of immigration to the United States and Canada, from the arrival of the first European explorers and the colonization of the West to the introduction of Ellis Island and American immigration today.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter A Hammerschmidt
ISBN: 9781422206133 1422206130 9781422206805 1422206807
OCLC Number: 232786546
Notes: "Introduction by Barry Moreno"--Cover.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: America's ethnic heritage --
The promise of Lady Liberty --
The first arrivals --
The great rush to prosperity --
Island of hope, island of tears --
The narrowing gate --
A nation of nations --
Chronology --
Glossary --
Further reading --
Internet resources --
Index.
Series Title: Major American immigration.
Responsibility: Peter A. Hammerschmidt.
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Presents a history of immigration to the United States and Canada, from the arrival of the first European explorers and the colonization of the West to the introduction of Ellis Island and American immigration today.

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