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The dream of America : immigration, 1870-1920 / Kevin Hillstrom.

By: Hillstrom, Kevin, 1963-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Defining moments: Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2009Description: xii, 209 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780780810709 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0780810708 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History | Migration | USADDC classification: 304.8/7309034
Contents:
Immigration to America before the Civil War -- The great wave -- The voyage to America -- Ellis Island -- The melting pot -- Shutting the golden door -- Immigration from the 1920s to the present.
Summary: "Provides a detailed account of U.S. immigration from 1870 to 1920. Explores the forces that drove emigrants to the U.S.; shows what they experienced when they arrived; and reviews the history of U.S. immigration through the present. Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-202) and index.

Immigration to America before the Civil War -- The great wave -- The voyage to America -- Ellis Island -- The melting pot -- Shutting the golden door -- Immigration from the 1920s to the present.

"Provides a detailed account of U.S. immigration from 1870 to 1920. Explores the forces that drove emigrants to the U.S.; shows what they experienced when they arrived; and reviews the history of U.S. immigration through the present. Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.

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