Nativism & Immigration Restriction, 1920s

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Unformatted text preview: The Triumph of Nativism Outline for today 1. The big picture of U.S. immigration history 2. Nativism 3. The race argument and the historic immigration restrictions of 1921 and 1924 Basic Immigration Phases in U.S. History 1. 1607--1820 "Open Door" a. Major: England, Africa b. Minor: Germany, Scotland, Ireland ?? 1.5-2 million persons?? base: 20 million 2. 1820/1860--1865-1890 "Open Door" a. Major: Germany, Ireland b. Minor: England, Scandinavia, China 10 million persons base: 40 million Go to next slide 3a. 1890-1916 "Door is closing" a. Major: Poland, Russia, Italy b. Minor: other Southeastern Europe 23.5 million people base 75 million 3b. 1920--1930 "Door is closed, please knock" a. Major: Western Europe, Mexico, Canada b. Minor: Southeastern Europe c. Major migration of African Americans and Mexican Americans through 1970 5.5 million people base: 100 million 4. 19301952-- "Door is reopening"1965coming in the back door a. Major: Latin America, Asia b. Minor: refugees from communist countries c. Major migration of African Americans and Hispanics d. Illegal immigration 30 million people base: 200 million Sources of Immigrants 1881-1890 1891-1900 1901-1910 1911-20 20 40 60 80 100 Western Hemispher Asia other Europe Germany N. & W. Europe The classic immigrant strategy: Wages from U.S. industries such as The classic immigrant strategy: Wages from U....
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2010 for the course GCU 81301 taught by Professor Shaeffer during the Spring '09 term at ASU.

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