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Natives and strangers : ethnic groups and the building of America / Leonard Dinnerstein, Roger L. Nichols, David M. Reimers.

; Nichols, Roger L., author ; Reimers, David M., author ; Mazal Holocaust Collection
New York : Oxford University Press, 1979.
ISBN 0195024265, 0195024273

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Other Authors Nichols, Roger L.,
Reimers, David M.,
Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Subjects Economic history.
Etnische minderheden.
Minorities -- United States -- History.
Nationale Minderheit.
Social conditions
United States -- Economic conditions.
United States -- Social conditions.
United States.
Description xiv, 333 pages : illustrations, map, portraits, facs. ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Colonial foundations (1600-1780s) -- Coming of the English -- Indians and Anglo-Americans -- Attracting settlers -- Development of slavery and racism -- European minorities -- Colonial social structure -- Minorities and the American Revolution -- Forging a new nation : the South (1776-1840s) -- Early issues -- Westward expansion -- Indian relations -- Failure of Southern antislavery -- Southern free Blacks -- Slavery in the Old South -- Southern Whites -- Forging a new nation : the North (1776-1840s) -- Northern Indian removal -- Antislavery in the North -- Immigration and assimilation -- Fear of foreigners -- The movement West -- Industrial growth -- Free Blacks in the North -- Renewal of immigration -- Joseph Smith and the Mormons -- Manifest Destiny -- Immigrants and nativists (1840s-1880s) -- Settlement patterns -- The Germans and the Irish -- The coming of the Civil War -- Blacks and the domestic crisis -- Postwar immigration -- Finding employment -- Living conditions -- Health, welfare, and community life -- Animosity toward Blacks and foreigners -- Anti-Catholicism -- Political nativism -- Burgeoning industrialism and a massive movement of peoples (1880s-1930s) -- Industrial expansion -- Uprooted peoples -- Where the immigrants went -- The new immigrants -- Black migration North.
The process of adjustment (1880s-1930s) -- The laborers' lot -- The tenement districts -- Voluntary associations -- Black associations -- Cultural and recreational activities -- The churches and parochial education -- Public education -- The minority press -- Maintaining Old World ties -- Politics -- Social mobility -- Assimilation -- Ethnic groups and the development of the West (1840s-1930s) -- The mining frontier -- The Chinese -- The railroads -- Indian wars and reservations -- The Mormons -- Ranchers and cowboys -- The Basques -- Farmers -- The Japanese -- The Mexicans -- Other immigrants -- Ethnic tensions and conflicts (1880s-1945) -- Pseudo-scientific racism -- Triumph of Jim Crowism -- Treatment of Indians -- Attitudes toward Orientals -- Attitudes toward Europeans -- Interethnic conflict -- Religious bigotry -- World War I -- Immigration restriction -- The Mexican experience -- Economic depression and increased tensions -- "Concentration Camps U.S.A." -- The ethnic shape of contemporary America (1941-1977) -- Southerners move North -- The Braceros -- Filling the East Coast labor vacuum -- The newest immigrants -- The other ethnic groups -- The American Indians -- Prosperity and mobility -- Retaining ethnic ties -- Ethnic groups and politics -- The deprived minorities -- The struggle for equality (1945-1977) -- Toward Civil Rights -- The movement for Black power -- The Chicanos -- The Puerto Ricans -- Indian efforts to achieve equality -- The White ethnic groups.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3706246
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Dinnerstein, Leonard.
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