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Immigration and multiculturalism : essential primary sources

Author: K Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner; Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner
Publisher: Detroit : Thomson Gale, ©2006.
Series: Social issues primary sources collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents approximately 150 primary source documents, such as speeches, legislation, memoirs, newspaper articles, and interviews, related to immigration and multiculturalism between the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner; Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner
ISBN: 1414403291 9781414403298
OCLC Number: 71004180
Description: xlvii, 483 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1 --
Plan of a Slave Ship's Hold / Anonymous, c. 1750 --
The John Harrower Diary, 1773-1776 / John Harrower, 1773-1776 --
The Arrival of Prisoners at Botany Bay Penal Colony / Anonymous, January 26, 1788 --
Act of March 26, 1790 / U.S. Congress, March 26, 1790 --
Alien Act of 1798 / The Fifth Congress of the United States, June 25, 1798 --
Alien Enemy Act / John Adams, July 6, 1798 --
Explanations and Sample Contracts for German-Speaking Emigrants Wishing to Purchase Land in America / Anonymous, 1804 --
Steerage Act / U.S. Congress, March 2, 1819 --
The Hollingworth Family Letters, 1827-1830 / Joseph Hollingworth, 1993 --
Freedom from Indenture or Prison in Australia / Anonymous, June 5, 1838 --
2 --
Poor Pat Must Emigrate / Anonymous, 1847 --
Mise Eire / Eavan Boland, 1987 --
The Longford Letter / Alexander Somerville, March 5, 1847 --
North Bank of Waitera / Anonymous, ca. 1850 --
Liberia / Anonymous, July 1851 --
The Know-Nothing and American Crusader / Anonymous, July 15, 1854 --
The Home of the Colored Race / Anonymous, January 1857 --
The Integration of Aborigines in Van Diemen's Land / W. Tweedie, May 1860 --
No Irish Need Apply / Kathleen O'Neil, 1862 --
California "Anti-Coolie" Act of 1862 / State of California, April 26, 1862 --
Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner / Thomas Nast, November 21, 1869 --
Departure of a Colony of Emigrants at Train Station / Anonymous, 1869 --
Naturalization Act of 1870 / United States Congress, July 14, 1870 --
3 --
The Emigrants' Dangers / Harper's Weekly, August 2, 1873 --
Arrival of Mennonite Emigrants / Anonymous, September 6, 1873 --
Italian Life in New York / Charlotte Adams, April 1881 --
Chinese Exclusion Act 1882 / United States Congress, May 6, 1882 --
Rosa Cavalleri From Northern Italy to Chicago, 1884-1926 / Marie Hall Ets, 1993 --
Is It Right for a Chinaman to Jeopardize a White Man's Dinner? / T. Walter, July-December 1885 --
Invitation to the Inauguration of the Statue of Liberty by the President / Anonymous, October 28, 1886 --
The New Colossus / Emma Lazarus, 1883 --
The Mixed Crowd / Jacob A. Riis, 1890 --
The Mixed Crowd / Rose Gollup Cohen, 1993 --
The Chinese Exclusion Bill / Anonymous, January 1892 --
Shall Immigration be Suspended? / W.E. Chandler, January 1893 --
Immigration and Naturalization / H. Sidney Everett, March 1895 --
The English Lesson / Anzia Yezierska, 1925 --
Assassination of McKinley at Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo / T. Dart Walker, 1901 --
4 --
The Exclusion of Asiatic Immigrants in Australia / Philip S. Eldershaw, September 1909 --
The Melting Pot / Israel Zangwill, 1909 --
Good Metal in Our Melting Pot, Says Miss Wald / Edward Marshall, November 16, 1913 --
Your Duty- Buy United States Government Bonds / U.S. Treasury, 1917 --
Come Unto Me, Ye Opprest! / James Pinckney Alley, July 5, 1919 --
Processing Immigrant Arrivals at Ellis Island / Anonymous, 1920 --
The Materials of the New Race / Margaret Sanger, 1920 --
What I Owe to America / Edward Bok, 1921 --
Emigrant Woman Saying Goodbye / Keystone View Company, 1922 --
High Lights on the Chinese Exclusion and Expulsion / Oliver P. Stidger, September 1924 --
High Lights on the Chinese Exclusion and Expulsion / Sidney B. Fay, May 1933 --
Angel Island / Anonymous, February 22, 1935 --
Puerto Rican or Negro? / Piri Thomas, 1993 --
Message from President of United States Favoring Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Law / Franklin Delano Roosevelt, October 11, 1943 --
New Jewish Immigrants Await Processing in Haifa, Palestine / Anonymous, ca. 1945 --
5 --
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Articles 13-15 / United Nations, December 10, 1948 --
Oyama v. California / Frederick Vinson, January 19, 1948 --
Report on Testing of Children of Migratory Agricultural Workers in the Waupun Area / Governor's Commission on Human Rights, Wisconsin, August 4, 1950 --
Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States / U.S. Congress, 1952 --
Enoch Powell on the Immigration Crisis / Enoch Powell, November 16, 1968 --
The Most Memorable Times of Our Lives, 1968-1975 / Rey Huerta, 2003 --
Israel's Responsibility for and Policy Towards Diaspora Jewry / Geula Cohen and Yitzhak Rabin, November 26, 1975 --
Plyler v. Doe / William J. Brennan, Jr., June 15, 1982 --
Amnesty : Who is Eligible / Anonymous, November 3, 1986 --
Mexican Emigrants Crossing Rio Grande / Danny Lehman, 1983 --
Counting the Uncountable / Victor Garcia, April 1992 --
Language of Closet Racism : An Illustration / Paul Gorski, 1995 --
Is Teaching "La Causa" Grounds for Firing? / Anonymous, 1998 --
A Small Bengal, NW3 / Amit Chaudhuri, February 1, 1999 --
Youth Employment in Agriculture / Ruth Samardick, June 2000 --
Constitutional Amendment to Allow Foreign-Born Citizens to be President / U.S. House of Representatives, February 29, 2000 --
The El Monte Experience / Penda D. Hair, March 2001 --
International Adoptions / James W. Ziglar, May 22, 2002 --
U.S. Immigrant Educational Achievement / Luke J. Larsen, U.S. Census Bureau, August 2003 --
Immigrant Homes and Wealth and Poverty / Luke J. Larsen, U.S. Census Bureau, August 2003 --
U.S. Foreign Born by World Region of Birth / Luke J. Larsen, August 2003 --
Civic Integration / Eduardo Aguirre, November 23, 2003 --
Bishops' Conference Chairmen Support Farm Worker Proposal / Theodore Cardinal McCarrick and Thomas G. Wenski of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, November 7, 2003 --
What Immigrants and Refugees Need to Know about the New Tennessee Driver's License and "Certificate for Driving" Law / Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, June 28, 2004 --
Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Permanent Resident / United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, 2004 --
Discontent over Illegals in Arizona / Daniel B. Wood, October 20, 2004 --
Immigrant Victims of Abuse are Illegally Denied Benefits, Suit Says / Nina Bernstein, December 13, 2005 --
15 Years on the Bottom Rung / Anthony DePalma, May 26, 2005 --
Injured Soldier Naturalized at Walter Reed by USCIS Director / U.S. Department of Homeland Security, March 8, 2005 --
Riots and Rage / Tracy McNicoll, November 3, 2005 --
Australian Prime Minister Worries Over "Extremist" Muslim Immigrants / Phil Mercer, February 20, 2006. 6 --
Truman Statement on Displaced Persons / Harry S. Truman, December 22, 1945 --
Message from the President of the United States Transmitting His Recommendation that Congress Enact Legislation to Enable Displaced Persons to Enter the United States as Immigrants / Harry S. Truman, July 7, 1947 --
Displaced Persons Act of 1948 / U.S. Congress, June 25, 1948 --
Camarioca Boat Lift / Lee Lockwood, October 1, 1965 --
Escapee in Lorry by Berlin Wall / Anonymous, September 20, 1965 --
Ugandan Immigrants Arrive in London / Anonymous, September 18, 1972 --
Yitzhak Rabin on the Centrality of Zionism to Israel's Existence / Yitzhak Rabin, November 11, 1975 --
Vietnamese Boat People Arrive at Indonesia's Anambas Islands / Jacques Pavlovsky, August 5, 1979 --
The Nguyen Family : From Vietnam to Chicago, 1975-1986 / Al Santoli, 1993 --
Americas Haitian Influx / Alistair Cooke, June 25, 1993 --
Rwandan Refugees in Bukavu / Jon Jones, August 22, 1994 --
Elian Gonzalez / Alan Diaz, April 22, 2001 --
Proposed Refugee Admission for Fiscal Year 2005 / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, September 2004 --
Point of No Return / Mirta Ojito, April 2005 --
Hmong Story Cloths / Beth Schlanker, November 10, 2005 --
7 --
California Proposition 187 / State of California, 1994 --
Amy's Story / Anonymous, 2002 --
Huddled Masses, Please Stay Away / Anonymous, June 22, 2002 --
Immigrants Protest In Favor of Legalization Program in Spain / Cesar Rangel, June 11, 2004 --
Illegal Immigrants Are Bolstering Social Security With Billions / Eduardo Porter, April 5, 2005 --
Bill on Illegal-Immigrant Aid Draws Fire / Rachel B. Swarns, December 30, 2005 --
The Minutemen Border Patrol / David McNew, July 19, 2005 --
Blood on the Border / Southern Poverty Law Center, 2001 --
Tom Tancredo's Wall / Tom Tancredo, December 29, 2005 --
House Votes for 698 Miles of Fences on Mexico Border / Rachel B. Swarns, December 16, 2005 --
Immigrants' Lament : Have Degree, No Job / Miriam Jordan, April 28, 2005 --
We Want to Stop People from Crossing into America Illegally / President George W. Bush, October 22, 2005 --
UK Immigration and the 2005 General Election / Anonymous, April 7, 2005 --
Come Hither / Anonymous, December 1, 2005 --
Points System Will Favor Skilled Immigrant Workers, Says Clarke / Richard Ford, March 8, 2006 --
Holland Launches the Immigrant Quiz / Nicola Smith, March 12, 2006 --
An Irish Face on the Cause of Citizenship / Nina Bernstein and Matthew Sweeney, March 16, 2006 --
500,000 Pack Streets to Protest Immigration Bills / Teresa Watanabe and Hector Becerra, March 26, 2006 --
Real Injustice / The Washington Post, March 18, 2006 --
8 --
1933 World's Fair in Chicago / Glen C. Sheffer, 1932 --
New February Activities Focus on Black History Importance / Rollie Atkinson, February 14, 1976 --
Reagan Signs into Law National Holiday / Anonymous, November 3, 1983 --
Canadian Multiculturalism Act / Government of Canada, July 21, 1988 --
Bilingual Education : A Critique / Peter Duignan, 1992 --
Attacks on Foreigners and Immigrants in Post-Reunification Germany / Maryellen Fullerton, April 1995 --
Resolution of the Board of Education Adopting the Report and Recommendations of the African-American Task Force / Oakland Unified School District Board, December 18, 1996 --
Jewish Alumnus Sues University of Pennsylvania over "Water Buffalo" Incident / Robert Leiter, April 19, 1996 --
Children in a bilingual class in Seattle, Washington, in 1994 / Jeffry W. Myers, 1994 --
Proposition 227 / Ron Unz, June 2, 1998 --
Checking the Immigrant Friendliness of Your Schools / Northwest Regional Education Laboratory, September 6, 2001 --
President George W. Bush and Secretary Elaine L. Chao Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month / Elaine L. Chao and George W. Bush, May 17, 2002 --
Australian Multiculturalism- The Policy / Australian Government, May 2003 --
McClatchy Adds "Diversity Day" as an Annual Holiday / Anonymous, October 7, 2003 --
Gratz et al v. Bollinger / William H. Rehnquist, June 23, 2003 --
The Immigrant Strain / Alastair Cooke, May 6, 1946 --
Civic Leaders call for Calm as Rumours Fly / Hugh Muir and Riazat Butt, October 25, 2005 --
Music : The Shakira Dialectic / Jon Pareles, November 13, 2005 --
Confederate Will Remain in Name of Vanderbilt Dorm / Michael Cass, July 12, 2005 --
A Southern Star Rises in the Low Country / R.W. Apple, Jr., March 15, 2006 --
Dancehall with a Different Accent / Kelefa Sanneh, March 8, 2006 --
Berlusconi Warns Against Multiculturalism / Alessandra Rizzo, March 28, 2006 --
Why Aren't Black Business Tycoons Celebrated During Black History Month? / Jeffrey J. Matthews, February 27, 2006.
Series Title: Social issues primary sources collection.
Responsibility: K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner, editors.
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Presents approximately 150 primary source documents, such as speeches, legislation, memoirs, newspaper articles, and interviews, related to immigration and multiculturalism between the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries.

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