3) Immigration - Immigration Statue of liberty: symbol of...

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Immigration Statue of liberty: symbol of immigration The New Colossus (1883): on plaque of statue of liberty o “liberty the lights the world”: is giving a promise o The Great Capitalist Promise Absolute freedom Absolute opportunity o The Immigrant Desire Economic security: U.S. needs more workers that are unskilled Immigrants Old o Northern Europe, Western Europe, Irish, Germans o 1840-1880, fill the 1 st factories New o Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Asia, Italians, Hungarians, Slovaks, Romanians, Greeks, Poles, Serbs, Croats, o 1880-1914 Old Culturally superior Politically mature Thought to assimilate easily Could speak some English New Racially inferior Culturally impoverished Incapable of assimilating
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Nativism: celebrating Anglo/white culture as superior, other cultures couldn’t assimilate with us, anti immigrant feelings Immigrants were not protestant, seen as being non-white Lynched immigrants along with blacks Immigrants fueled the Second Industrial System
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2011 for the course HISTORY 1320 taught by Professor Jessicapliley during the Spring '11 term at Texas State.

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