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Unformatted text preview: Immigration-old immigrants “the First” o 1607-1880 (English, German, Irish) Germans-assimilated easily-Benjamin Franklin had worries-“drunken immigrant” hurt the country-xenophobia regarding the government Nativism -the “know-nothings”-the American parties o Irish and Germans German Immigration Occupations:-artists-engineers-professionals-artisans-merchants-Lutheran priests, pastors, rabbis Persecuted?-money & self sufficient-not monolithic-literate-isolated not a threat...
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- Summer '07
- Robert Gould Shaw, Colonel Robert Gould, Colonel Robert Gould shaw, 54th originally Demotion