Becoming American

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Simon and Schuster, 1984 - History - 297 pages
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Traces the history of American immigration from 1607 to the 1920s and looks at how groups of immigrants have adapted to the United States.
 

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The Formative Period 16071790
1
The Old Immigration 17901890
27
Confrontation
57
Accommodation
85
The New Immigration 18901930
112
The Movement toward Restriction 18651924
143
From Immigrants to Ethnics
173
The Triple Melting Pot and Beyond
202
America 1980
236
Essay on Sources
248
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Thomas J. Archdeacon is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin Madison. He is the author of Becoming American: An Ethnic History and Correlation and Regression Analysis: A Historian's Guide.

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