Migrants, Immigrants and Slaves: Racial and Ethnic Groups in America / Edition 1

Migrants, Immigrants and Slaves: Racial and Ethnic Groups in America / Edition 1

by George Henderson, Thompson Olasiji
     
 

Through diversity, America has grown strong as a nation. Although all segments of the population share certain life patterns and basic beliefs, there are many differences in traditional lifestyles and cultures among ethnic groups. Respect for such differences is a benchmark of a democratic nation.See more details below

Overview

Through diversity, America has grown strong as a nation. Although all segments of the population share certain life patterns and basic beliefs, there are many differences in traditional lifestyles and cultures among ethnic groups. Respect for such differences is a benchmark of a democratic nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819197382
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface
Ch. 1No Place Like Home1
Ch. 2Native Americans: Eastern Forest, Great Plains, Southwest, California Inter-Mountain, Northwest Coast23
The Trail of Tears43
Ch. 3British and Irish: English, Welsh, Scotch-Irish, Scots, Irish49
Pride and Poverty: An Irish Integrity66
Ch. 4Other Western, Central, and Northern Europeans: Germans, Swedes, Norwegians, Danes, Swiss, Dutch, French, Belgians, Finns71
The Furor Teutonicus: Upper Mississippi Abteilung104
Ch. 5Eastern Europeans: Slavs: Russians, Poles, Czechs and Slovaks, Yugoslavs, Bulgarians, Ukrainians111
Russians and Slavs at Scranton, 1913129
Ch. 6Eastern Europeans: Non-Slavs: Austrians, Hungarians, Lithuanians, Latvians, Romanians137
From Lithuania, 1901149
Ch. 7Southern Europeans: Italians, Greeks, Portuguese, Spanish155
To the Land of Promise: The Italian Exodus to America172
Ch. 8Asians: Chinese, Japanese, Filipinos, Koreans, Vietnamese179
The Nisei Arrive199
Ch. 9Immigrants from the Americas, the West Indies, and the Caribbean: Mexicans, Canadians, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, Jamaicans, Haitians, Central and South Americans207
With His Pistol in His Hand234
Ch. 10Africans and African Americans239
The Negro Pitches His Tent260
Ch. 11A Final View271
Index289

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