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A nation of immigrants

Author: John F Kennedy
Publisher: New York : Harper and Row, 1964.
Series: Harper torchbooks
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the struggles of successive waves of immigrants who came to America and includes the President's plea for a complete revision of our immigration law.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Nation of immigrants.
New York, Harper and Row [1964]
(OCoLC)609798382
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John F Kennedy
OCLC Number: 503028
Description: xi, 111 pages : illustrations, folded map ; 21 cm.
Contents: A nation of nations --
Why they came --
Waves of immigration --
the pre-revolutionary forces --
Waves of immigration --
the post-revolutionary forces --
The immigrant contribution --
Immigration policy --
Where we stand --
Appendix A: The United States of America --
a nation of immigrants --
Appendix B: Chronology of immigration --
Appendix C: Suggested reading --
Appendix D: Text of President John F. Kennedy's Proposals to liberalize immigration statutes (July 23, 1963) --
Appendix E: Selected comments on President Kennedy's message.
Series Title: Harper torchbooks
Responsibility: John F. Kennedy.
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Tells the story of the struggles of successive waves of immigrants who came to America and includes the President's plea for a complete revision of our immigration law.

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