Making America Great: Immigrant Success Stories: Famous Immigrant Politicians, 1st Edition

  • Susan Nichols
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766092992
  • ISBN-13: 9780766092990
  • DDC: 305.9
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 men, all of whom we consider the "founding fathers" of the nation. But did you know that seven of those 39 were immigrants to the United States? Immigrants have served as politicians in the United States since the country's founding, in all branches and all levels of government. Readers learn about the contributions of immigrants who served as senators, congressional representatives, mayors, and governors, such as Henry Kissinger, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Pramila Jayapal, Mazie Hirono, and Tammy Duckworth.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: America’s First Immigrant Congressmen.
2: Immigrants in Congress Since World War I.
3: Immigrants on the Bench.
4: Immigrants in the Governor’s Mansion.
5: Immigrants in City Hall.
6: Diplomats and Activists.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.