U.S. Responses to Immigration
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...German American immigrant attacks the false Americanism which is ruled by blatant materialism and “looks with contempt upon other nationalities” (312). A Jewish playwright, Israel Zangwill, celebrates the fusion of all European races in “the great Melting-Pot” of America (315). Theodore Roosevelt warns against the “hyphenated American” (316) and advocates an "Americanism... Responses to Immigration. In chapter 10, Responses to Immigration: Exclusion, Restriction, and Americanization, 1880-1924, the author uses eight documents and two essays to demonstrate the prevalent, contrasting attitudes towards immigrants at the turn of the nineteenth century. A Protestant clergyman (309), Josiah Strong, warns of...