Opinions throughout History: Immigration

Editors: Grey House Publishing
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-68217-722-8
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 75
Book Status: Available
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This new series from Grey House offers indepth, single volumes that follow the debate, or path, to a decision on a controversial topic as it evolved throughout history. Each volume offers a wide range of opinion essays and editorials, speeches, and journal articles and expert analysis.

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Table of Contents

  • Publisher's Note
  • Introduction
  • Historical Timeline.
  • 1. From Immigration to Sovereigns: The United States Before Nationhood
  • 2. Becoming American: The Naturalization Process (1790-1798)
  • 3. Friends and Enemies: Immigration and National Security Collide (1798)
  • 4. The Green Menace: The Know-Nothings and the Nativist Movement (1800–1850s)
  • 5. Marrying Citizenship: Women and Immigrants’ Rights (1850–1855)
  • 6. Encouraging Immigration:The Civil War and the Nation's First and Only: Pro-Immigration Period (1860–1864)
  • 7. The Color of Citizenship: Post-War Immigration Policy (1870–1875)
  • 8. The East in the West: Railroads, Coolies, and Racism (1800–1868)
  • 9. The Chinese Problem Goes Federal: Racism Becomes Federal Law (1860–1890)
  • 10. Centralizing Immigration Policy: The Birth of the INS (1824–1891)
  • 11. Symbolizing Immigration: The Federal Immigration Centers (1892–1910)
  • 12. The Undesirables: Eugenics and Economics in Immigrant Exclusion Policies (1840–1917)
  • 13. The War on Anarchy: The Anarchist Exclusion and Turner v. Williams (1886–1917)
  • 14. The Immigration Race: World War I and the Immigration Act of 1917
  • 15. The End of Mass Migration: The Beginning of the Quota System (1920–1925)
  • 16. Down Mexico Way: Mexican Repatriation and the Great Depression (1929–1939)
  • 17. America's Favored Asians: Chinese Exclusion and Japanese Internment (1941-1945)
  • 18. America's Reluctant Humanitarianism: Refugees During and After World War II (1937–1950)
  • 19. The Last of Western Civilization: The Cold War and the McCarran-Walter Act (1950–1958)
  • 20. Opportunity and Exploitation: The Bracero Program (1917–1964)
  • 21. Liberty and Progress: Hart-Celler and the End of America's Racial Engineering (1960–1965)
  • 22. Cold War Refugees: The South Asian and Cuban Refugee Crises (1975–1980)
  • 23. Aliens Are Out There: Changing Attitudes on Immigration
  • 24. Immigrant Rights and Welfare: Immigrant Children and the Sanctuary Movement (1980–1990)
  • 25. The End of the Cold War: Immigration Law and Diversity
  • 26. Terrorism Gets in the Way: Immigration and the Latino Conservative Movement
  • 27. Immigration in the Age of Fear: From ICE to NSEERS to Islamophobia (2001–2008)
  • 28. The Great Wall of America: The Border Wall Debate
  • 29. The American Dreamers: The Dreamers and DACA (2012–2018)
  • 30. The Fight for American Ideology: The Travel Ban and American Religious Identity (2016–2018)
  • 31. Open or Closed: Immigration and Globalization
  • Primary & Secondary Sources
  • Glossary
  • Historical Snapshots
  • Bibliography