Debating History: Debates on 20th-Century Immigration, 1st Edition

  • Melissa Abramovitz
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  • ISBN-10: 1682823709
  • ISBN-13: 9781682823705
  • DDC: 325.7309
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

Immigration was one of the most controversial social issues during the 20th century, as debates intensified over whether immigrants adversely impact life for American citizens. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format – supported by relevant facts, quotes, and anecdotes – this book examines controversial issues stemming from historic events. Topics include: Do Immigrants Adversely Impact the American Economy? Do Immigrants Worsen Crime? Do Immigrants Threaten American Culture and Values? Is There Room for New Immigrants In 20th Century America?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Important Events of 20th-Century Immigration.
1: A Brief History of 20th-Century Immigration.
2: Did 20th-Century Immigration Harm the US Economy?.
3: Did 20th-Century Immigration Worsen Crime?.
4: Did 20th-Century Immigration Threaten American Culture?.
5: Did 20th-Century America Have Room for New Immigrants?.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Index.