- The Antiracist Origin of the Quota System. Ly, Son-Thierry; Weil, Patrick // Social Research;Spring2010, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p45
The article considers the history of the United States' immigration quota system between 1880 and 1930. Some of the legislation considered includes three Asiatic exclusion laws: the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Law, the 1907 Gentlemen's Agreement, and the 1917 Asiatic Barred Zone; as well as the 1921...
- Coming to America. Tocco, Nicole // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;1/2/2017, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p6
A personal narrative is presented which explores the experience of Jean Rizzi, grandmother of periodical's editor Nicole Tocco, of her immigration with her family in the U.S. in November 1936 when she was eight years old.
- The Swedish American Line in an exhibition in Karlstad. // Swedish American Genealogist;Mar2011, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p6
The article discusses an exhibition at the Sweden America Center concerning the ship company the Swedish American Line (SAL), which will be on display through the end of 2011.
- OFF BALANCE: The United States Policy Pivot to the Asia Pacific. HILL, CRAIG; HOLMES, CHRISTOPHER; VARIN, BYRON // FAOA Journal of International Affairs;Fall2013, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p39
The article focuses on the U.S. policy aimed at Asia and the Pacific as a wrong strategy at the wrong time. It mentions the justifications made by former U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton on why the said regions should be focused in terms of her country's policy including the increasing...
- THE UNWELCOME MAT. ROBINSON, RANDALL // Ebony;Aug2010, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p68
The author presents his views on U.S. immigration law, arguing that it has been systematically biased in favor of Western Europeans. He outlines some of the main methods of entering the U.S. legally, contrasts the treatment of Haitian and Cuban political refugees during the 1990s, and presents...
- Chapter 12: The modern world. // American History & Culture;2000, p191
Chapter 12 of the book "American History & Culture: From the Explorers to Cable TV," by Donald Ross is presented. It provides detailed background information on the most significant national and political events, and cultural and technological changes that have a major impact in shaping U.S....
- Dakota Land in 1862, a Genocide Forgotten: How Civilizational Transformation Can Get Lost in the Fading Rate of History. Andregg, Michael // Comparative Civilizations Review;Fall2008, Issue 59, p73
The year of 1862 was critical in a process by which a land larger than many nations was transformed from one civilization to another. But the process was not a classic conquest easily recorded in history books. Rather, it was a slow "digestion" of over 20 million hectares of territory by one...
- Chinese Exclusion Act. // Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882;2009, p1
Presents the text of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Regulations regarding the arrival of Chinese laborers into the United States; Other provisions.
- The Ethnicity of Ohio's Strength Culture. FAIR, JOHN D. // Ohio History;Aug2010, Vol. 117, p5
The article discusses strength culture and weightlifters in the history of Ohio, particularly German immigrants and those of German descent. One of the larger immigrant populations that settled in Ohio were Germans, who made up half of the population of foreigners living in Ohio from 1850 to...