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Author: Tamara L Roleff
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, ©2004.
Series: Opposing viewpoints in world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the impact of immigration throughout the history of the United States and discusses the benefits and disadvantages of continual immigration.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara L Roleff
ISBN: 0737717017 9780737717013 0737717025 9780737717020
OCLC Number: 52271396
Description: 239 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: First wave: 1820s to 1860s: Immigrants endanger America / Native American Party --
Immigrants do not endanger America / Thomas L. Nichols --
America belongs to Americans / New York Mirror --
America has room for all loyal citizens / Putnam's monthly --
Great wave: 1880s to 1920s: New immigrants harm American society / Francis A. Walker --
New immigrants benefit American society / A. Piatt Andrew --
Immigration should be restricted / T.T. Munger --
Proper class of immigrant should not be restricted / Simon Greenleaf Croswell --
High immigrant birthrate threatens native stock / Alexander Graham Bell --
New immigrants do not threaten America's racial stock / Percy Stickney Grant --
Great wave benefited the United States / John F. Kennedy --
Great wave harmed the United States / Roy Beck --
Golden door begins to close: Immigrant Chinese laborers must be excluded / E.W. Gilliam --
Chinese immigration benefits America / George F. Seward --
Literacy test does not detect superior character / Charles Nagel --
Literacy test will preserve America's natural superiority / Henry Cabot Lodge --
Quota acts carry out the will of the American people / Roy L. Garis --
Quota acts are unjust / Louis Marshall --
Chinese Exclusion Act was discriminatory / Jennie F. Lew --
Immigration laws that discriminated against Asians were appropriate / Otis L. Graham --
Looking back at America's history of immigration: United States's ethnic foundation was White, Anglo-Saxon, and Protestant / Peter Brimelow --
United States does not have a National ethnicity / Bernard A. Weisberger --
Immigrants did not assimilate well / L. Edward Purcell --
Immigrants assimilated well / Peter D. Salins.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints in world history.
Responsibility: Tamara Roleff, book editor [and others].
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Examines the impact of immigration throughout the history of the United States and discusses the benefits and disadvantages of continual immigration.

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