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AADS 5565 American Immigration I: to 1924 (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This is the first half of a two-semester sequence on American immigration. The first half covers the period up to 1924 and the second half from 1924 to the present. Each half can be taken independently of the other. This semester we focus on the interaction between Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans; voluntary and involuntary migration; the impact of the American Revolution; the onset of mass immigration from Europe; the politics of nativism, slavery, and citizenship in the era of the Civil War; and the onset of federal regulation of immigration in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Kevin Kenny

Prerequisites: History Core.

Cross listed with: HIST4491


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17