Immigration in U.S. History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1587653605
  • ISBN-13: 9781587653605
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 784 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

Immigration in U.S. History examines the many issues surrounding immigration - from the earliest settlement of British North America in the 17th century through the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks of the 21st century. The two-volume set's 193 articles explore immigration from a wide variety of perspectives: border control and law enforcement, court cases, demographics, discrimination, economic and labor issues, events, family issues, government and politics, language and education, laws and treaties, literature, nativism and racism, refugees, religion, sociological theories, and stereotypes. Each of the alphabetically arranged articles opens with the type of ready-reference top matter for which Salem Press's reference works are well known. The first entry following every title is a brief passage that defines or identifies the article's subject. Articles on such subjects as events, court cases, organizations, and laws have additional entries that provide dates and places, as relevant. The next item in every article is a brief italicized statement summarizing its subject's significance. Readers can thus see the most essential information about every topic at a glance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Complete List of Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Contributors.
Half Title Page.
1: Accent Discrimination.
2: African Immigrants.
3: Afro-Caribbean Immigrants.
4: Alien and Sedition Acts.
5: Alien Land Laws.
6: Amerasians.
American Jewish Committee.
7: Anglo-Conformity.
8: Anti-Irish Riots of 1844.
9: Arab American Intergroup Relations.
10: Arab American Stereotypes.
11: Arab Immigrants.
12: Ashkenazic and German Jewish Immigrants.
13: Asian American Education.
Asian American Legal Defense Fund.
14: Asian American Literature.
15: Asian American Stereotypes.
16: Asian American Women.
17: Asian Indian Immigrants.
18: Asian Indian Immigrants and Family Customs.
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance.
19: Assimilation Theories.
20: Au Pairs.
21: Bilingual Education.
22: Bilingual Education Act of 1968.
23: Border Patrol, U.S..
24: Bracero Program.
25: British as Dominant Group.
Burlingame Treaty.
26: Cable Act.
27: California Gold Rush.
28: Celtic Irish.
29: Censuses, U.S..
30: Chicano Movement.
31: Chinatowns.
Chinese American Citizens Alliance.
32: Chinese Detentions in New York.
33: Chinese Exclusion Act.
34: Chinese Exclusion Cases.
35: Chinese Immigrants.
36: Chinese Immigrants and California's Gold Rush.
37: Chinese Immigrants and Family Customs.
38: Chinese Six Companies.
39: Citizenship.
40: Clotilde Slave Ship.
41: Coast Guard, U.S..
42: Coolies.
43: Cuban Immigrants.
44: Cuban Immigrants and African Americans.
45: Cuban Refugee Policy.
46: Cultural Pluralism.
47: Demographics of Immigration.
48: Deportation.
49: Discrimination.
50: Dominican Immigrants.
51: Eastern European Jewish Immigrants.
52: English-Only and Official English Movements.
53: Ethnic Enclaves.
54: Euro-Americans.
55: European Immigrant Literature.
56: European Immigrants, 1790–1892.
57: European Immigrants, 1892–1943.
58: Family Businesses.
59: Farmworkers' Union.
60: Federal Riot of 1799.
61: Filipino Immigrants.
62: Filipino Immigrants and Family Customs.
63: Florida Illegal-Immigrant Suit.
64: Garment Industry.
65: Generational Acculturation.
66: Gentlemen's Agreement.
67: German and Irish Immigration of the 1840's.
68: German Immigrants.
69: González Rescue.
70: Green Cards.
71: Gypsy Immigrants.
72: Haitian Boat People.
73: Haitian Immigrants.
74: Hansen Effect.
75: Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Immigrants.
Head Money Cases.
76: Helsinki Watch Report on U.S. Refugee Policy.
77: History of U.S. Immigration.
78: Hmong Immigrants.
79: Homeland Security Department.
80: Hull-House.
81: Illegal Aliens.
82: Immigrant Advantage.
83: Immigration Act of 1917.
84: Immigration Act of 1921.
85: Immigration Act of 1924.
86: Immigration Act of 1943.
87: Immigration Act of 1990.
88: Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952.
89: Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965.
90: Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha.
91: Immigration "Crisis".
92: Immigration Law.
93: Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
94: Indentured Servitude.