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American Race Relations Lecture 10. Regulating the Border and Citizenship Announcement: Syllabus changes made. Consult Sakai. If you missed the exam, see me after class.
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Main Points “nativism”: idea that country belongs to only certain kinds of people initial 100 years of US history, little federal regulation of immigration immigration restriction emerges partly because of change in composition of immigrants not only Asians and Mexicans, but southern and eastern Europeans considered different race in popular imagination southern and eastern European groups, though “racialized,” still different from situation of other racial groups because legally “white”
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Brief and Failed Attempts to Restrict Immigration Federalists, 1798, Alien and Sedition Act 14 year naturalization requirement president has power to deport those who are dangerous quickly overturned by Jeffersonians in 1800 Know Nothing Party, 1850s organized against Catholics eclipsed by sectional tensions between North and South
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Anti-Catholicism in the 19 th Century Catholics loyal to foreign Pope not as individualistic, more hierarchical Catholic countries don’t allow freedom of religion Catholic countries not as productive and dynamic hierarchy promotes abuse; Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk
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Chinese immigration to the United States push factors: Opium War, peasant rebellion pull factors: Gold Rush
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course RACE REL 790:333 taught by Professor Williegin during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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