Scott Derks's Immigrants (Working Americans 1880-1999) PDF

By Scott Derks

ISBN-10: 1592371973

ISBN-13: 9781592371976

ISBN-10: 1592372325

ISBN-13: 9781592372324

This publication is the eighth in a chain analyzing the social and monetary lives of operating american citizens. during this quantity, the focal point is on immigrants-- the lads, ladies and kids who deserted every thing they knew for a dream known as the USA. a few have been lured to the "Gold Mountain" by means of financial necessity, others chanced on themselves persecuted and in severe desire of a sucure domestic. Their tales comprise a French Canadian boxer who attempted to struggle his method out of the melancholy and a Haitian artist who was once detained almost immediately after swimming ashore south of Miami. a few immigrants arrived through boat and landed with nice expectancies at Ellis Island. Others traveled from Costa Rica to Paterson, New Jersey, within the hidden panel of a cousin's pick-up truck. a few have been profitable, a few weren't. All had an element to play in portray the wealthy mosaic referred to as the U.S. of the USA.

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Bishop Neumann’s pastoral letter A Word of Admonition to the Peasants in the Diocese of Bergen who Desire to Emigrate provoked Norwegians in America. 1840 In the 1840s Wisconsin became the main region of Norwegian settlement and remained the center of Norwegian activity until the Civil War. 1841 The first book in America printed in Norwegian, Doctor Martin Luther’s Small Catechism, with Plain Introduction for Children, and Sentences from the Word of God to Strengthen the Faith of the Meek, was published.

Therefore, I would advise, and I do it strongly, that you forbear to speak ill either of the manners or the country which you have sought refuge in. I have been a keen observer since I have been in this Western Country, and in instances without number, I have been disgusted with the Old Country people when they get here—the way they speak of America or Americans—before they know or have any means of knowing either the country or the natives. Just probably because some have not found everything to their own minds as they had it at home, or disappointment comes upon them from a false representation made to them before they started across the Atlantic; they commence raving against “Yankees” and wish themselves back again, while if they would sober down their senses, and on calm reflection they would discern the folly of the course they are pursuing.

The hair of the head is lank, black, coarse, and glossy; the beard is always black, and is very scanty; while whiskers are still more scanty or wholly wanting. Very little hair grows on the body. The eyes, distinctly typical features, are always black, narrow and apparently oblique. The latter appearance is due to the very slight degree in which the inner angles of the eyelids open, not allowing the whole iris to be seen. This Mongolian peculiarity distinguishes the races of Eastern Asia from all of the races of mankind.

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