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Unformatted text preview: 401 Years of Immigration: New Ethnicities, Popular Reaction, and Policy: 1607 to 2008 1900 Brian Gratton, Arizona State University, 2008 All Copyrights Reserved for Brian Gratton. Do not use without permission. 4 Periods of Immigration. Crises when a) volume rose sharply & b) ethnic mix changed-1 st Period: 16071760 Crisis : 1740-1760-2 nd Period 18351890 Crisis 1847-1860-3rd Period 18901921 Crisis 1900-1914-4 th Period 1968? Crisis 1985--2008 Popular Reaction : Unwelcoming From at best neutral to at worst hostile The minority in favor of immigration generally profit from it: a) employers who want cheap labor b) ethnic groups who want in Open Gates : 1607 to 1921 Closed Gates: 19211968 Re-Opened Gates : 1968------ only the Closed Gates period reflected popular opinion Policy HST554 1 st Period: 1607---1760 Crisis 1740--1760 The Religious, The Greedy, and the Unwilling Englishmen and Africans The Religious and Indians: Expulsion of Indians=Ethnic homogeneity Africans as Involuntary Immigrants The ultimate guestworker program shields South from ethnic conflict Slave caravan in Africa Slave ship on the Middle Passage 1740-1760: the Threat to Freedom Arrival of non-British white immigrants, particularly Germans Sharp reaction.Sharp reaction....
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2009 for the course HIST 325 taught by Professor Gratt during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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