From Pluribus to Unum

Spalding, Matthew
January 1994
Policy Review;Winter94, Issue 67, p35
Academic Journal
Discusses the guidelines on citizenship and naturalization of immigrants under the Articles of Confederation during the American Revolution. Lack of restrictive immigration laws until 1921; Fear of manipulation of American politics by immigrants; Two levels of transition needed for the immigrants to acquire qualities and sentiments essential to republicanism.


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