By Reed Ueda (editor)
A significant other to American Immigration is an authoritative number of unique essays through prime students at the significant subject matters and issues underlying American immigration history.Focuses at the most vital classes in American Immigration historical past: the commercial Revolution (1820-1930) and the Globalizing period (Cold warfare to the present)Provides an in-depth remedy of important subject matters, together with financial conditions, acculturation, social mobility, and assimilationIncludes an introductory essay by means of the amount editor.
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A nation of immigrants and a gatekeeping nation 15 Ten years later, the number had jumped to 45,208 (Takaki 1989, p. 315). The Puerto Rican population in the United States experienced the most dramatic growth, fueled in part by the establishment of inexpensive air travel. From 1930 to 1950, the Puerto Rican population grew from 53,000 to almost a quarter of a million (Ueda 1994, p. 36). As US colonial subjects, both Puerto Ricans and Filipinos were exempted from the 1920s immigration restrictions that affected most other immigrant groups.
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