Selling America: Immigration Promotion and the Settlement of the American Continent, 1607-1914, 1st Edition

  • Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson
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  • ISBN-10: 1440842094
  • ISBN-13: 9781440842092
  • DDC: 304.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 229 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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An in-depth look at the motivating factors behind immigration to America from 1607 to 1914, including what attracted people to America, who was trying to attract them, and why.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Tenants Wanted: The Promotion of Immigration to the New World, 1607–1776.
2: Antebellum Immigration Promotion by States, 1845–1860.
3: Corporate Immigration Promotion and Labor Recruitment in the 19th Century.
4: Selling the Promised Land: Religious and Philanthropic Promotion.
5: Immigration Promotion in the Midwest, 1865–1914.
6: Immigration Promotion in the West, 1865–1914.
7: Immigration Promotion in the South, 1865–1914.
Appendix: Tables.
Further Reading.
About the Author.