eBook Defining Documents in American History: Immigration & Immigrant Communities (1650-2016), 1st Edition

  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1682172864
  • ISBN-13: 9781682172865
  • DDC: 304.873
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Editor's Introduction.
Contributors.
Other Frontmatter.
In Their Own Words: Immigrant Descriptions.
1: A Description of New-Netherland.
2: A Voyage to America.
3: A Chinese Letter to Governor John Bigler.
4: Kleindeutschland in the 1850s.
5: Letter from an Irish Immigrant.
6: How the Other Half Lives.
7: A Polish American Protest of Immigration Restriction.
8: How I Found America.
9: Bartolomeo Vanzetti's Final Courtroom Statement.
10: An Address by César Chávez.
Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric.
11: Platform of the American Party.
12: Dillingham Commission Report.
13: “Shut the Door”.
14: Speech on Mexican Immigration.
Federal Legislation.
15: Naturalization Act of 1790.
16: Homestead Act.
17: Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
18: National Quarantine Act.
19: Chinese Exclusion Act.
20: Immigration Act of 1891.
21: Immigration Act of 1917.
22: Immigration Act of 1924.
23: McCarran-Walter Act.
24: Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965.
Executive and Judicial Actions.
25: Ho Ah Kow v. Nunan.
26: Woodrow Wilson's Third Annual Message to Congress.
27: Executive Order 9066.
28: Presidential Veto of the McCarran-Walter Bill.
29: Plyler v. Doe.
30: Arizona v. the United States.
31: State of Texas v. United States.
Appendixes.
Chronological List.
Web Resources.
Bibliography.
Index.