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American Immigration

David A. Gerber.

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 160 pages.

American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction examines the many legal efforts to curb immigration and to define who is and is not an American. It looks at immigration from the perspective...

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Chisholm [née Jones], Caroline

Joanna Bogle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; World History; Migration Studies. 1228 words.

Chisholm [née Jones], Caroline (1808–1877), immigration administrator, was born on 30 May 1808 at Wootton, Northampton, the youngest of twelve children of William Jones, a farmer, and his...

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Conclusion

David A. Gerber.

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 510 words.

The United States is truly a multicultural society, or a global society, as any visitor to the country will attest. This global society has developed in fits and starts. The Conclusion...

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Finn [née McCaul], Elizabeth Ann

Deborah Manley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Literature. 727 words.

Finn [née McCaul], Elizabeth Ann (1825–1921), author and supporter of Jewish settlement in Palestine, was born on 14 March 1825 in Warsaw, the eldest child of the Hebrew scholar the Revd...

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The future of assimilation

David A. Gerber.

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 3544 words.

American institutions have from the start been shaped around accommodating differences. Some commentators now believe that this culture has ended and that current mass immigration is...

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Grimes, Mary Katharine

Judy Collingwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies. 570 words.

Grimes, Mary Katharine (1861–1921), promoter of emigration, was born on 26 September 1861 in Funchal, Madeira, the eldest of three daughters of John Ralph Grimes and his wife, Mary Ann,...

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Howard [née Bollin; other married names Alpenny, Blanchard], Caroline Cadette

A. James Hammerton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Business and Management; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 854 words.

Howard [née Bollin; other married names Alpenny, Blanchard], Caroline Cadette (1821–1907), businesswoman and promoter of emigration and employment for women, was born on 3 August 1821, in...

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Introduction: mass immigration, past and present

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 3497 words.

The United States is a nation of diverse peoples bound together through an allegiance to the constitution. The Introduction looks at where the people of the United States have come from and...

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Jones, Lewis

Walter A. Brooks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas. 1465 words.

Jones, Lewis (1837–1904), settler in Patagonia and writer, was born in Pool Lane, Caernarfon, on 30 January 1837, the first of six children (only three of whom survived) of Stephen Jones,...

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Joyce [née Rice], Ellen

Julia Bush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1338 words.

Joyce [née Rice], Ellen (1832–1924), organizer of women's emigration, was born on 12 January 1832, the first of two children of Francis William Rice (1804–1878) and his wife, Harriet Ives (dnull...

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