Lecture 6 Immigration Part I

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Unformatted text preview: Honors Discover New York Fall Semester 2007 Core 1000C Dr. R. F. Pecorella------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Immigration to New York City Balancing myth with reality [Burns tape on the Emma Lazarus] the way we want to be seen. When immigrants arrived, they encountered the way we are: 1. Difficult, intrusive, and tense official welcomes at Clinton Castle and later at Ellis Island. 2. Resentment from those who had preceded them economic fears. 3. Resentment from those who had been here a while -- cultural fears. 4. Negative stereotypes to characterize them and their cultures. 5. Ethnic conflicts in their neighborhoods and especially at their places of work.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Models of Nativist Reaction to Immigrants: [See accompanying file]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course DNY 72006 taught by Professor Pecorella during the Spring '08 term at St. Johns Duplicate.

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