Tag: history

Tenement Museum Encounters Increased Hostility Towards Immigrants In Wake of Presidential...

The Tenement Museum is one of the best sites in the United States to learn about American immigration history. The Lower East Side landmark...

What Are the Obligations of the Trump Voter Who Says He...

Historian Brooks Simpson has been chronicling America's past for a third of a century. Although he teaches at Arizona State University, he hails originally...

New book examines Lincoln’s personal relationships with immigrants

Join The Immigrants’ Civil War on Facebook There are more biographies of Lincoln than of any other American. Twice as many books have been published...

Bigotry Old and New: Back in 1908, the Dangerous Immigrants Were...

Recent efforts to brand Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists echo earlier attacks on other groups. New York Police Commissioner Theodore Bingham wrote a...

The Fallout from No Irish Need Apply Article Spreads Worldwide- Teen...

On July 19, I posted a blog about the debunking of a myth. The myth, spread by Professor Richard Jensen, is that No Irish...

Why No Chinese in Famous Transcontinental Railroad Photograph?

Most of us have seen the famous photograph of the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad in 1869. Two trains, one from the East...

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