Tag: immigration history

The Alt-Right, Donald Trump, and the Ku Klux Klan of the...

The rise of the Alt-Right over the last two years and its ties to the political aspirations of Donald Trump left me wondering about...

Founding Immigrants: When an Irish Immigrant Went to Prison for Criticizing...

Every Fourth of July I like to write about the immigrants who help found the United States. Some were heroes, but most were a...

How an Immigrant Journalist Got News of the Disaster at Fredericksburg...

Join The Immigrants' Civil War on Facebook On the night of December 13, 1862 the German-born journalist Henry Villard was convinced that the fighting at...

Historic Looks at Civil Rights and Immigration on Long Island

“Civil Rights on Long Island” is a new book by Christopher Verga of Bay Shore. Starting a recent presentation at the Suffolk County Historical Society,...

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