This lively historical presentation covers the Communist Revolution in Russia in 1917, arguably the most costly revolution in lives and money, in world history, and probably the most profound in its world-wide impact on the 20 th Century. The volume contains carefully edited versions of virtually every immigration and naturalization law enacted by the American colonies and the United States federal government from the colonial period to the present. Millions of persons emigrated from Central American countries north to the United States. From court cases to opinion pieces, this provides thorough understanding of all the issues involved. It discusses why good politics often results in bad policy, and vice-versa. Its myth stories explain the creation of the universe, and of the earth and animal and human life.
This presentation takes a colorful look at Mesoamerican traditions—the Olmec, Inca, Aztec, and Mayan in South and Central America, and native American tribes of North America, like the Sioux, the Cheyenne, the Crow, the Arapaho, and the sites considered sacred to each. This presentation discusses how world-wide mass migration during the 1800s, at levels unprecedented in human history, led to modern medicine and to the public health service. Immigration and Naturalization Laws and Issues is an extraordinary documentary resource that immigration scholars will turn to again and again. It highlights famous Irish American politicians from Curly to the Kennedys. This historical presentation discusses the rivalry between the two major transatlantic shipping magnates: Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Samuel Cunard. It explains the October Revolution and its subsequent Civil War, featuring the leadership and major events of this second revolution in Russia in 1917.
He specializes in immigration policy and is the author of many books including Anatomy of a Public Policy: The Reform of Contemporary American Immigration Law Praeger, 1994 , Now Picture This: Graphic Literacy in the Social Sciences, and The Gatekeepers: Comparative Immigration Policy Praeger, 1989. This presentation discusses the treaties that shaped the diplomacy between Panama and the United States; its precursor events, the treaty establishing Panama and then the first Canal treaty. Degrees from the University of Wisconsin; and his Ph. In western tradition, art, and the canonical gospel of Matthew, we find the story of the Magi, Three Kings or Wisemen. Emotions run high around the problem of illegal immigration. It covers some important sites and findings and concludes with a suggested reading list.
It covers Panamanian immigration to the U. This historical presentation explains his importance in unifying Germany, and the significance a united Germany made for modern Europe into the 20 th Century. Australia played a unique role in the epic conflict between British, American, and Japanese empires leading up to and through W. Wondering about where it is best to reserve a cabin on board ship? It presents the pantheon of Mayan deities. This lively presentation uses text and color photographic slides to explain the major gods, goddesses, and myth stories of this region, one of the oldest of human civilizations.
Legal immigrants to the U. It covers the beverages—alcoholic and non-alcoholic—that typically accompany and go best with the food of the Mediterranean. It details their impact on American society in each era, and how these immigrants influenced immigration policy, and vice-versa. These key primary documents are arranged chronologically to help the user discover what has and has not changed over the centuries. Students can trace the history and development of issues surrounding these policies, as well as the reactions to them, through this unique and comprehensive collection of over 100 primary documents.
A major portion of the presentation explains the consequences of plate tectonics: mountain formation, volcanoes and their eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis, and their effect on climate change, concluding with the major extinction of the Mesozoic Era. It covers exemplary super-explosions of the past: Mt. It details the brutality of the Second Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945. He specializes in immigration policy and is the author of many books including Anatomy of a Public Policy: The Reform of Contemporary American Immigration Law Praeger, 1994 , Now Picture This: Graphic Literacy in the Social Sciences, and The Gatekeepers: Comparative Immigration Policy Praeger, 1989. Where Japan is concerned, Michael notes that immigration is tight because of their concern with cultural homogeneity. This historical review presentation examines 15 of the greatest explorers in human history.
The Bahamas were one of the major Caribbean sites from which pirates, like the notorious Edward Teach, aka Black Beard, plied their piracy in the Caribbean Sea. The introductory and explanatory texts help readers understand the issues being litigated, the social and cultural pressures that shaped each deate, and the ways in which biases of individual Justices and Presidents affected immigration and naturalization laws in this country. Each chapter analyzes trends in ethnicity or national origin and the religious affiliations of immigrant groups in relation to immigration policy during the time period covered. These key primary documents are arranged chronologically to help the user discover what has and has not changed over the centuries. It features the important mythical themes found in the Mayan culture and details Mayan myth stories about the creation and end of the world, action of heroes, marriage with the earth, and stories of the origin of the sun and the moon. Government Agencies and Organizations International Agencies and Organizations U.
Series Foreword Preface Introduction Significant Events in Immigration and Naturalization Law The Era of Unrestricted Entry and Unrestricted Admission, Colonial Period to 1880 Limited Naturalization, Unlimited Immigration, 1880 to 1920 Restrictions, Refugees, and Reform, 1920 to 1965 Immigration and Naturalization in an Age of Globalization, 1965 to 1996 Glossary Select Bibliography Index. It discusses the enduring symbols of the revolution and the changing role of women in and as a result of the revolution. It covers the process of wine making, its uses in religious and other ceremony, differences in types of wine; wine and various food pairings, as well as the production and consumption rates of wine in various nations of origin. This presentation covers that inherent tension between national security and human rights aspects of U. He served as a reviewer for : International Migration Review; Social Science Quarterly; and the Journal of American Ethnic History.
It links the possibility of comprehensive immigration reform to the concept of a transformative president and closes with an assessment of the evidence for so characterizing President Obama should he manage to achieve an agreement with the Republican-controlled U. This presentation cover topics including the reasons for this renewed flow, why mass migration has surged since 1980, and especially in the decade 2000-2010. The 19 th Century is justifiably known as the Age of Pandemics. It touches on non-canonical sources of some of the ideas about the Magi from the Nag Hammadi library of Coptic, Gnostic sacred writings. This presentation discusses the pagan concepts of the deity and of sacred places.
It traces their belief in the link of the gods to the first emperors of China and of Japan. This interesting historical look at the development of modern medicine and its ability to conquer the great pandemic diseases that were the scourge of humanity in the 19 th century explores the pioneering work of French, German, Spanish, and Swedish medical scientists in discovering and proving germ theory, and how their insights enabled medicine to effectively combat epidemics. This was a war that contributed to the agricultural revolution, industrial revolution, and the transformation of the United States from a rural to an urban society. It concludes with the impact of their rivalry on ship technology development. Chances are they did, as one in four Americans has discovered they can trace ancestors to and through Ellis Island. He is a contributing author and series editor of the three-volume Transforming America: Perspectives on U.