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Title Emigration, Emigrants and Know-nothings, by a foreigner
Date 1854
Document Type Printed Book
Reference G450.E53.E854
BIB ID 41419
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Looks at the causes of emigration to the United States and responses within the country to the influx of immigrants. The author examines Irish immigration, for example, and the Know Nothing movement – an anti-immigrant movement prominent in 19th century America.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Responses to Immigration
Country (from) Ireland; Great Britain; Germany; Holland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Ireland; England; Wales; Germany; Holland
Nationality Irish; English; Welsh; German; Dutch
Keywords emigration, immigration, culture, customs, xenophobia, Know Nothing, poverty, labour, employment
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society