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Author: Michelle Houle
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2004.
Series: Great speeches in history.; Great speeches in history series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Offers speeches covering the various aspects of immigration by such figures as Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Henry Cabot Lodge, Pat Buchanan, and Linda Chavez.
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Houle
ISBN: 0737718757 9780737718751 0737718749 9780737718744
OCLC Number: 52846169
Description: 176 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : speaking out on immigration --
ch. 1. Voices of American pluralists --
1. Immigrants deserve public assistance / Joseph Priestley --
2. The strength of democracy / Carl Schurz --
3. Immigration quotas are un-American / Robert H. Clancy --
4. The historical contributions of America's immigrants / Harold Fields --
5. My fellow immigrants / Franklin D. Roosevelt --
6. Eliminating nationality quotas / John F. Kennedy --
ch. 2. Voices opposed to increased or unregulated immigration --
1. Immigration threatens the nation's political structure / Garrett Davis --
2. Unchecked Chinese immigration / Edwin R. Meade --
3. Preserving the American race / Henry Cabot Lodge --
4. Shut the door on immigration / Ellison DuRant Smith --
5. Immigration quotas are necessary / Marion Moncure Duncan --
6. A selective immigration policy will ensure social and cultural unity / Pat Buchanan --
ch. 3. Perspectives on assimilation --
1. Assimilation and the American Zionist / Richard Gottheil --
2. Americanism and the foreign born / Woodrow Wilson --
3. Cultural identity is a source of pride / Patsy T. Mink --
4. Toward a common identity / Linda Chavez --
ch. 4. The impact of immigration --
1. The immigrant and social unrest / Jane Addams --
2. Economic well-bing depends on tolerance / Eric A. Johnston --
3. Illegal immigration policy must be humane / Antonia Hernández --
4. Facing the challenges of diversity / William J. Clinton --
Appendix of biographies --
Chronology.
Series Title: Great speeches in history.; Great speeches in history series.
Responsibility: Michelle E. Houle, book editor.
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Offers speeches covering the various aspects of immigration by such figures as Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Henry Cabot Lodge, Pat Buchanan, and Linda Chavez.

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