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Author Olson, James Stuart, 1946-
Title The Ethnic Dimension in American History [electronic resource] / James S. Olson and Heather Olson Beal.
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
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 Electronic Book  E184.A1 O45 2010eb    ONLINE
Edition 4th ed.
Description 1 online resource (660 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Introduction; Part I: Worlds Collide: Indian People, Africans, and Europeans in Colonial America; 1: The First Americans; On the Eve of Colonization; Native American Worldviews; Indian Resistance; 2: The European Migrations; British Protestants; The Irish; The Dutch; The Germans; The Scandinavians; The French; 3: Ethnicity and Manifest Destiny; Native Americans; Land Rights and Land Policy; The Doctrines of Discovery and Superior Use; The Trail of Tears, 1830-1860; The Final Assault; Mexican Americans; The Borderlands: Expansion Northward.
From Spain to Mexico to the United States, 1810-1848The Oregon Trail; Securing the Oregon Territory; Utah: The State of Deseret; Chinese Americans; Chinese-American Society; The Anti-Chinese Crusade; 4: African Americans in the Early Years; The Origins of Slavery; The Atlantic Slave Trade; Slavery in Colonial America; The American Revolution; African Americans in the North; African Americans in the South; Slavery and the Civil War; Reconstruction; Conclusion: Ethnic America in 1890; Part II: Ethnic America in Transition, 1890-1945; 5: The Age of the New Immigrants.
The Portuguese and SpaniardsThe Italians; From the Mezzogiorno to America; Italian-American Ethnicity; East-Central European Catholics; Eastern Rite (Uniate) Catholics; The Migration; Ethnicity in America; Eastern Orthodoxy; The Serbs and Bulgarians; The Romanians; The Armenians; The Syrians and Lebanese; The Greeks; Old World Loyalties, New World Lives; 6: American Jews; The Sephardic and Ashkenazi Migrations, 1654-1776; The German Jews, 1830-1890; The Eastern European Jews, 1881-1945; American Jews Divided; The Rise of Jewish Socialism; From Religious Factionalism to Zionism.
7: Asian America, 1882-1945The Filipinos; The Japanese and Koreans; The Island Kingdom; First Stop: Hawaii; From Japan and Hawaii to the Mainland; The Anti-Japanese Crusade, 1900-1940; The Internment Camps, 1941-1945; 8: The Nativist Reaction; Anti-Catholicism; The New Immigration; Immigration Restriction; 9: Native Americans: The Assault on Tribalism; Assimilation Policies; The Allotment Program; White Atonement: The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934; 10: Jim Crow and Ghettos: African Americans; 11: Mexican Americans; California; New Mexico; Texas; North from Mexico, 1900-1945.
The Beginnings of a Mexican-American Political MovementConclusion: Ethnic America in 1945; Ghetto Security; Ethnic Mobility; The Shaping of New Identities; Part III: Change and Continuity in Ethnic America, 1945 to the Present; 12: The African Americans; The Supreme Court and the End of Jim Crow; Civil Disobedience; The Black Power Movement; Black Pride: The Common Denominator; Echoes from the Past; 13: The Latino Mosaic; Mexican Americans; The Cuban Immigrants; Puerto Rican Americans; New Latino Profiles; 14: Asian Americans in the Modern World; The Chinese; The Japanese; The Filipinos.
Note The Koreans.
Summary The Ethnic Dimension in American History is a thorough survey of the role that ethnicity has played in shaping the history of the United States. Considering ethnicity in terms of race, language, religion and national origin, this important text examines its effects on social relations, public policy and economic development. A thorough survey of the role that ethnicity has played in shaping the history of the United States, including the effects of ethnicity on social relations, public policy and economic developmentIncludes histories of a wide range of ethnic groups including African American.
Note Description based on print version record.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Minorities -- United States -- History.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- History.
Related Names Olson Beal, Heather.
Related To Print version: Olson, James S. Ethnic Dimension in American History Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, c2011 9781405182515
ISBN 9781444358391
OCLC number 778339233