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Title The Views and Opinions of American Statesmen on Foreign Immigration. Being a Collection of Statistics of Population, Pauperism, Crime, etc. With an Enquiry into the True Character of the United States Government, and its Policy on the Subject of Immigration, Naturalization of Aliens, etc.
Author Sanderson, John P
Date 1856
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information J. B. Lippincott & Co.
Reference W67/3382
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Thorough analysis of American legislation regarding immigration from 1790 to the Homestead Bill of 1850. The pros and cons of immigration are considered.
Theme(s) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Politics, Legislation and Governance; Responses to Immigration
Country (from) Germany; Great Britain; France; Spain; Italy; Ireland; China; India
Country (to) United States of America
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality American; English; Irish; French; Spanish; Italian; Chinese; Indian
Keywords legislation, immigration, statistics, crime, race, racism, anti-immigration, national identity, nationalism, naturalisation, slavery, emancipation, Americanism
Language English
Copyright British Library