David A. Gerber - Table of Contents

American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction
By David A. Gerber
Oxford Press
2011

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2011 David A. Gerber


Pledge of allegiance; the myth of free choice immigration:



Ben Franklin Anti-German:




Asians barred from immigrating:



Anti-Southern, Central & Eastern European Immigration:




1920s KKK:



Anti-Mexican Immigration; US Border Patrol:




Dual citizenship:



Potatoes:



Affluence and immigration:




Importance of land for Europeans:



Importance of skills:






Irish men and women:





"Birds of passage" on steamships:




Temporary American employment:



Japanese:



World record immigration numbers:


Henry Ford:



Apology to Japanese:



Immigrants benefit from politics:



            

Conservative Huntington sees downfall of American culture: 
 


Mexican immigrants  find work:



Mexicans progress slowly:



Affirmative action and immigrants:



America as a global society:



America's need for  immigrants:




America's greatest achievement:





Text 2011 David A. Gerber
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