9-20-10 - Lecture,9/20/10 MW45:30PM ProfessorBazian

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Lecture, 9/20/10 MW 4-5:30PM Professor Bazian  Asian American Studies 128AC: Muslims in America  U.S. Immigration History  - 1562-1775: Colonial Era o Could consider voluntary/involuntary immigration African Americans as example of involuntary immigration o Involuntary—torn from home societies, no continuity o Voluntary—continuity, link, some elements of old culture transferred o Mainly Europeans—Spain and Britain o 1630-40: migration from Britain—about 21,000 o 1751—worry over the number of German immigrants Franklin on the possibility of a German colony with Pennsylvania German over English language anxiety o What is the character of new country and its colonies? Slaves not included Christianity as major religion  - 1776-1881: Open-Door Era o Declaration of Independence One of the charges against the King of England—obstructing migration to  British North America, influencing how colonies were being developed o New state needs immigrants Colonies in competition for immigrants to increase numbers o Sense that more than Britain Land of immigrants from Europe, not just England o Develops in resistance to England A constructed concept, emerging out of political, social, ethnic, etc.  conditions o 1789—textbooks in America speaking of immigration Making a new land, reference to variety of immigrants o 1812—War of 1812—immigration halted England disrupts immigration, hostilities in the waters Not safe to cross the Atlantic o 1820—first great wave of immigration to the US British, Irish, Germans—largest numbers Settlement in the Midwest Not large numbers from Asia, Africa, and Middle East o Open to Chinese and Japanese in latter part of the period But ushered in new tensions Begin to close the door
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Lecture, 9/20/10 MW 4-5:30PM Professor Bazian  - 1882-1916: Era of Regulation o How to regulate, limit numbers, laws of restriction, establishing criteria of  admission o Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848—ends Mexican-American war
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9-20-10 - Lecture,9/20/10 MW45:30PM ProfessorBazian

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