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The Resource American immigration and citizenship : a documentary history, [compiled by and introductions by] John R. Vile

American immigration and citizenship : a documentary history, [compiled by and introductions by] John R. Vile

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American immigration and citizenship : a documentary history
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American immigration and citizenship
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a documentary history
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[compiled by and introductions by] John R. Vile
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eng
Summary
This book provides context for contemporary debates on immigration through key historical documents presented alongside introductions that interpret their importance for the reader
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342.7308/2
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  • JV6021
  • JV6450
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  • .V55 2016
  • .V55 2016
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non fiction
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Vile, John R.
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  • United States
  • Emigration and immigration
  • United States
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American immigration and citizenship : a documentary history, [compiled by and introductions by] John R. Vile
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-265) and index
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Contents
  • Section I. Foundations. National ligeance ... to the sovereign cannot be altered / Calvin's case, 1608 ; They shall be entertained and succored amongst us / Massachusetts body of liberties, 1641 ; Naturalization is the safest & easiest way of increasing y[ou]r people / John Locke, For a general naturalization, 1693 ; I am partial to the complexion of my country / Benjamin Franklin, Observations concerning the increase of mankind, peopling of countries &c., 1755 ; A citizen may therefore quit the state of which he is a member / Emer de Vattel, The law of nations, 1758 ; Free and natural-born subjects / Declaration and resolves of the First Continental Congress, October 14, 1774 ; A right ... of going in quest of new habitations / Thomas Jefferson, A summary view of the rights of British America, 1774 ; Obstructing the law for naturalization of foreigners / Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776 ; Paupers, vagabonds, and fugitives from justice excepted / Second Continental Congress, The Articles of Confederation, 1781 ; Individuals of all nations are melted into a new race of men / J. Hector St. John Crevecoeur, letter 3 of Letters from an American farmer, 1782 ; The oppressed and persecuted of all nations / George Washington's address to Volunteer Association, December 2, 1783 ; A tinture of illiberality to the constitution / Debates at Constitutional Convention over qualifications for U.S. Senate, August 9, 1787 ; A uniform rule of naturalization / U.S. Constitution, 1789 ; A people descended from the same ancestors / John Jay, Federalist no. 2, 1787 ; The natural, unalienable, and sacred rights of man / French National Assembly, Declaration of the rights of man, 1789
  • Section II. The early years. Any alien being a free white person / An act to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, March 26, 1790 ; To open every possible avenue to emigration from abroad / Alexander Hamilton, Report on manufacturers, December 5, 1791 ; Denounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince / An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization; and to repeal the act heretofore passed on that subject, January 29, 1795 ; All such aliens as he shall judge dangerous / Alien acts, June 25-July 16, 1798 ; Rights, advantages and immunities of citizens / Louisiana Purchase, 1803 ; No person who shall hereafter be naturalized / Hartford Convention Resolution, January 1815 ; The power of naturalization is exclusively in Congress / Chirac v. Lessee of Chirac, 1817 ; ; A list or manifest of all the passengers / Steerage Act, March 2, 1819 ; The colonization of Africa / American Colonization Soceity [i.e. Society], A memorial to the United States Congress, 1820 ; These men bring ... our greatest vices / Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835 ; Not a regulation of commerce, but of police / New York v. Miln, 1837 ; Mexicans ... shall ... be admitted ... to ... the rights of citizens of the United States / Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848 ; A radical revision and modification of the laws regulating immigration / Know-Nothing Party platform, 1855 ; All men are created equal ... except Negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics / Abraham Lincoln on the Know Nothing Party, letter to Joshua F. Speed, August 24, 1855 ; Any woman...married to a citizen / Citizenship of Married Women Act, Ch. 71, 10 stat. L. 604, section 1, 1855 ; "People of the United States" and "citizens" are synonymous terms / Dred Scott v. Sandford, 1857 ; Who shall have filed his declaration of intention / The Homestead Act, 1862 ; A commission of immigration / An act to encourage immigration, July 4, 1864 ; Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude / Thirteenth Amendment to US Constitution, December 6, 1865 ; With the exception of uncivilized native tribes / Treaty with Russia, 1867 ; All persons born or naturalized in the United States / Fourteenth Amendment to US Constitution, July 9, 1868 ; The thin edge of the wedge / Henry George, "The Chinese in California," May 1, 1869 ; The right of citizens of the United States to vote / Fifteenth Amendment to US Constitution, February 3, 1870 ; The rights ... are not privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States / Slaughterhouse cases, 1873 ; No doubt that women may be citizens / Minor v. Happersett, March 9, 1875
  • Section III. Late nineteenth century to World War II. For lewd and immoral purposes / Immigration Act (Page Act), 1875 ; The coming of Chinese laborers ... is hereby suspended / Chinese Exclusion Act, May 6, 1882 ; A question to be decided by the nation whose wards they are / Elk v. Wilkins, 1884 ; The golden door / Emma Lazarus, "The new colossus," 1883 ; Unlawful ... to prepay the transportation ... of any alien ... under contract / The Foran Act, 1885 ; The fact of this discrimination is admitted / Yick Wo v. Hopkins, 1886 ; The differences of race added ... to the difficulties / The Chinese Exclusion cases, 1889 ; The fundamental principle of citizenship by birth / United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 1898 ; The following classes of aliens shall be excluded / Immigration Act, March 3, 1903 ; Discouraging immigration of its subjects / US/Japanese gentlemen's agreement, 1908 ; Radical departure from the traditional and long-established policy of this country / Woodrow Wilson, Veto message, January 28, 1915 ; Aliens ... who cannot read / Immigration Act, 1917 ; One flag, the American flag / Theodore Roosevelt, Letter to an "All American concert" sponsored by the American Defense Society, January, 1919 ; Shall not be denied ... on account of sex / Nineteenth Amendment to US Constitution, August 18, 1920 ; Inhabitants of the right kind, distributed in the right place / Calvin Coolidge, "Whose country is this?", February, 1912 [1921] ; Only a person of ... the Caucasian race / Ozawa v. United States, November 13, 1922 ; It does not include the body of people to whom the appellee belongs / United States v. Thind, 1923 ; 2 per centum of the number of foreign-born individuals of such nationality resident / Immigration Act (Rogers Act), 1924 ; Japanese, Chinese, and Malays are not [eligible for citizenship] / Terrace v. Thompson, 1923 ; Declared to be citizens of the United States / Indian Citizenship Act, 1924 ; By reason of her marriage ... to an alien / Repatriation of women who lost citizenship by Marriage Act, 1936 ; To prohibit certain subversive activities / Alien Registration Act, 1940 ; Hardships are part of war / Korematsu v. United States, 1944
  • Section IV. End of World War II to the present. Alien spouses or alien children / War Brides Act, 1945 ; Eligible displaced persons / Displaced Persons Act, 1948 ; Well-founded fear of being persecuted / United Nations, Convention related to the status of refugees, December 14, 1950 ; The annual quota of any quota area / Immigration and Nationality Act, June 27, 1951 ; Congress ... pursuant to its power / Perez v. Brownell, 1958 ; The petitioner has not lost his citizenship / Trop v. Dulles, 1958 ; Abolished the national quota system / Immigration and Nationality Act amendments (Hart-Celler Act), October 3, 1965 ; Congress ... [can] impose qualifications and conditions [for those born abroad] / Rogers v. Bellei, 1971 ; The right to govern is reserved to citizens / Foley v. Connelie, 1978 ; Refugees of special humanitarian concern / Refugee Act, March 17, 1980 ; To withhold from children ... through no fault of their own, access to a basic education / Plyler v. Doe, 1982 ; Verification / Summary of Immigration Reform and Control Act, 1986 ; Economic hardships caused by the presence of illegal aliens / Proposition 187, 1994 ; Principles of equality do not require Congress to ignore this reality / Nguyen v. Immigration and Naturalization Service, 2001 ; Had acquired a degree ... has served in the uniformed service / Proposed Dream Act, 2011 ; The federal statutory structure / Arizona v. United States, 2012 ; Our immigration system is broken- and everybody knows it / Barack Obama, remarks by President in address to nation on immigration, November 20, 2014 ; I would build a great wall / Donald Trump, remarks from "Our country needs a truly great leader," June 16, 2015 ; A thorough background investigation / Certification of alien backgrounds, November 19, 2015 ; I will support and defend the Constitution and laws / U.S. naturalization oath, 2016 ; Certain adverse immigration consequences / Torres v. Lynch, 2016
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ocn946160641
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24 cm
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xxx, 277 pages
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9781442270190
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  • (Sirsi) i9781442270190
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American immigration and citizenship : a documentary history, [compiled by and introductions by] John R. Vile
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-265) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Section I. Foundations. National ligeance ... to the sovereign cannot be altered / Calvin's case, 1608 ; They shall be entertained and succored amongst us / Massachusetts body of liberties, 1641 ; Naturalization is the safest & easiest way of increasing y[ou]r people / John Locke, For a general naturalization, 1693 ; I am partial to the complexion of my country / Benjamin Franklin, Observations concerning the increase of mankind, peopling of countries &c., 1755 ; A citizen may therefore quit the state of which he is a member / Emer de Vattel, The law of nations, 1758 ; Free and natural-born subjects / Declaration and resolves of the First Continental Congress, October 14, 1774 ; A right ... of going in quest of new habitations / Thomas Jefferson, A summary view of the rights of British America, 1774 ; Obstructing the law for naturalization of foreigners / Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776 ; Paupers, vagabonds, and fugitives from justice excepted / Second Continental Congress, The Articles of Confederation, 1781 ; Individuals of all nations are melted into a new race of men / J. Hector St. John Crevecoeur, letter 3 of Letters from an American farmer, 1782 ; The oppressed and persecuted of all nations / George Washington's address to Volunteer Association, December 2, 1783 ; A tinture of illiberality to the constitution / Debates at Constitutional Convention over qualifications for U.S. Senate, August 9, 1787 ; A uniform rule of naturalization / U.S. Constitution, 1789 ; A people descended from the same ancestors / John Jay, Federalist no. 2, 1787 ; The natural, unalienable, and sacred rights of man / French National Assembly, Declaration of the rights of man, 1789
  • Section II. The early years. Any alien being a free white person / An act to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, March 26, 1790 ; To open every possible avenue to emigration from abroad / Alexander Hamilton, Report on manufacturers, December 5, 1791 ; Denounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince / An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization; and to repeal the act heretofore passed on that subject, January 29, 1795 ; All such aliens as he shall judge dangerous / Alien acts, June 25-July 16, 1798 ; Rights, advantages and immunities of citizens / Louisiana Purchase, 1803 ; No person who shall hereafter be naturalized / Hartford Convention Resolution, January 1815 ; The power of naturalization is exclusively in Congress / Chirac v. Lessee of Chirac, 1817 ; ; A list or manifest of all the passengers / Steerage Act, March 2, 1819 ; The colonization of Africa / American Colonization Soceity [i.e. Society], A memorial to the United States Congress, 1820 ; These men bring ... our greatest vices / Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835 ; Not a regulation of commerce, but of police / New York v. Miln, 1837 ; Mexicans ... shall ... be admitted ... to ... the rights of citizens of the United States / Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848 ; A radical revision and modification of the laws regulating immigration / Know-Nothing Party platform, 1855 ; All men are created equal ... except Negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics / Abraham Lincoln on the Know Nothing Party, letter to Joshua F. Speed, August 24, 1855 ; Any woman...married to a citizen / Citizenship of Married Women Act, Ch. 71, 10 stat. L. 604, section 1, 1855 ; "People of the United States" and "citizens" are synonymous terms / Dred Scott v. Sandford, 1857 ; Who shall have filed his declaration of intention / The Homestead Act, 1862 ; A commission of immigration / An act to encourage immigration, July 4, 1864 ; Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude / Thirteenth Amendment to US Constitution, December 6, 1865 ; With the exception of uncivilized native tribes / Treaty with Russia, 1867 ; All persons born or naturalized in the United States / Fourteenth Amendment to US Constitution, July 9, 1868 ; The thin edge of the wedge / Henry George, "The Chinese in California," May 1, 1869 ; The right of citizens of the United States to vote / Fifteenth Amendment to US Constitution, February 3, 1870 ; The rights ... are not privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States / Slaughterhouse cases, 1873 ; No doubt that women may be citizens / Minor v. Happersett, March 9, 1875
  • Section III. Late nineteenth century to World War II. For lewd and immoral purposes / Immigration Act (Page Act), 1875 ; The coming of Chinese laborers ... is hereby suspended / Chinese Exclusion Act, May 6, 1882 ; A question to be decided by the nation whose wards they are / Elk v. Wilkins, 1884 ; The golden door / Emma Lazarus, "The new colossus," 1883 ; Unlawful ... to prepay the transportation ... of any alien ... under contract / The Foran Act, 1885 ; The fact of this discrimination is admitted / Yick Wo v. Hopkins, 1886 ; The differences of race added ... to the difficulties / The Chinese Exclusion cases, 1889 ; The fundamental principle of citizenship by birth / United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 1898 ; The following classes of aliens shall be excluded / Immigration Act, March 3, 1903 ; Discouraging immigration of its subjects / US/Japanese gentlemen's agreement, 1908 ; Radical departure from the traditional and long-established policy of this country / Woodrow Wilson, Veto message, January 28, 1915 ; Aliens ... who cannot read / Immigration Act, 1917 ; One flag, the American flag / Theodore Roosevelt, Letter to an "All American concert" sponsored by the American Defense Society, January, 1919 ; Shall not be denied ... on account of sex / Nineteenth Amendment to US Constitution, August 18, 1920 ; Inhabitants of the right kind, distributed in the right place / Calvin Coolidge, "Whose country is this?", February, 1912 [1921] ; Only a person of ... the Caucasian race / Ozawa v. United States, November 13, 1922 ; It does not include the body of people to whom the appellee belongs / United States v. Thind, 1923 ; 2 per centum of the number of foreign-born individuals of such nationality resident / Immigration Act (Rogers Act), 1924 ; Japanese, Chinese, and Malays are not [eligible for citizenship] / Terrace v. Thompson, 1923 ; Declared to be citizens of the United States / Indian Citizenship Act, 1924 ; By reason of her marriage ... to an alien / Repatriation of women who lost citizenship by Marriage Act, 1936 ; To prohibit certain subversive activities / Alien Registration Act, 1940 ; Hardships are part of war / Korematsu v. United States, 1944
  • Section IV. End of World War II to the present. Alien spouses or alien children / War Brides Act, 1945 ; Eligible displaced persons / Displaced Persons Act, 1948 ; Well-founded fear of being persecuted / United Nations, Convention related to the status of refugees, December 14, 1950 ; The annual quota of any quota area / Immigration and Nationality Act, June 27, 1951 ; Congress ... pursuant to its power / Perez v. Brownell, 1958 ; The petitioner has not lost his citizenship / Trop v. Dulles, 1958 ; Abolished the national quota system / Immigration and Nationality Act amendments (Hart-Celler Act), October 3, 1965 ; Congress ... [can] impose qualifications and conditions [for those born abroad] / Rogers v. Bellei, 1971 ; The right to govern is reserved to citizens / Foley v. Connelie, 1978 ; Refugees of special humanitarian concern / Refugee Act, March 17, 1980 ; To withhold from children ... through no fault of their own, access to a basic education / Plyler v. Doe, 1982 ; Verification / Summary of Immigration Reform and Control Act, 1986 ; Economic hardships caused by the presence of illegal aliens / Proposition 187, 1994 ; Principles of equality do not require Congress to ignore this reality / Nguyen v. Immigration and Naturalization Service, 2001 ; Had acquired a degree ... has served in the uniformed service / Proposed Dream Act, 2011 ; The federal statutory structure / Arizona v. United States, 2012 ; Our immigration system is broken- and everybody knows it / Barack Obama, remarks by President in address to nation on immigration, November 20, 2014 ; I would build a great wall / Donald Trump, remarks from "Our country needs a truly great leader," June 16, 2015 ; A thorough background investigation / Certification of alien backgrounds, November 19, 2015 ; I will support and defend the Constitution and laws / U.S. naturalization oath, 2016 ; Certain adverse immigration consequences / Torres v. Lynch, 2016
Control code
ocn946160641
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 277 pages
Isbn
9781442270190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781442270190
  • (OCoLC)946160641

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