U.S. Immigration and Migration: Almanac (U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library Series)

U.S. Immigration and Migration: Almanac (U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library Series)

by Sonia G. Benson, Sarah Hermsen

Hardcover(2 Volume Set)



U.S. Immigration and Migration: Almanac presents a comprehensive overview of the groups of people who have immigrated to the United States from the nations of Africa, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, as well as those who migrated within the country to unexplored lands or to newly industrialized cities. Its seventeen chapters include information on groups or clusters of groups of immigrants from other nations and cultures: Pre-Columbian; Spanish; English; Scotch and Scotch-Irish; French and Dutch; African; German; Irish; Scandinavian; Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino; Jewish; Italian and Greek; Eastern European; Arab; Asian Indian, Korean, and Southeast Asian; Mexican; and other Latino and Caribbean groups. Internal migration is also covered, including westward expansion, forced migration, and industrialization and urbanization. The Almanac also contains more than 150 black-and-white photographs and maps, sidebars containing interesting facts about people and events related to immigration and migration, "Fact Focus" and "Words to Know" boxes, a "Research and Activity Ideas" section, a timeline, and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787677329
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 07/02/2004
Series: U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library Series
Edition description: 2 Volume Set
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.54(h) x 2.95(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Reader's Guideix
U.S. Immigration and Migration Timelinexv
Words to Knowxxxi
Research and Activity Ideasxlv
Volume 1
Chapter 1Introduction: The Nation of Immigrants1
Chapter 2Immigrants in Motion: Getting There and Getting Started31
Chapter 3Pre-Columbian Migrations: The First American Immigrants61
Chapter 4Spanish Colonization and Immigration85
Chapter 5English Immigration111
Chapter 6Scots and Scotch-Irish Immigration143
Chapter 7French and Dutch Immigration161
Chapter 8African American Immigration189
Chapter 9German Immigration221
Chapter 10Irish Immigration247
Chapter 11Scandinavian Immigration283
Chapter 12Westward Migrations: 1783-1912315
Volume 2
Chapter 13Forced Migrations351
Removal of the Five Civilized Tribes357
Long Walk of the Navajo363
The Flight of the Nez Perce366
The Acadians/Cajuns368
Japanese American Internment374
Chapter 14Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino Immigration381
Chapter 15Jewish Immigration423
Chapter 16Italian and Greek Immigration455
Chapter 17Eastern European Immigration485
Czech and Slovak491
Chapter 18Urbanization517
African American Great Migration531
Native American Urbanization538
Chapter 19Arab World Immigration547
Lebanese and Syrian557
Palestinian and Jordanian559
Other Arab Immigrants (Egyptian, Yemeni, Iraqi)561
Chapter 20Asian Indian, Korean, and Southeast Asian Immigration581
Asian Indian586
Thai and Laotian614
Chapter 21Mexican Immigration617
Chapter 22Latino and Caribbean Migration and Immigration651
Puerto Rican655
Central American (Guatemalan, Nicaraguan, El Salvadoran)682
Where to Learn Moreli

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