Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
HST 257 The History of American Immigration
4 hours; 4 credits
This course will examine the pushes and pulls leading to the immigration and/or restriction of northwestern European, southeastern European, Caribbean, Asian, Mexican, and other groups. Such theories as the "White Anglo-Saxon Protestant Ideal," the melting pot, and cultural pluralism are to be studied. Implications for neighborhood structures, educational policy, and politics will be discussed. For History majors and minors, this is designated as a United States history course. (social science) (p&d) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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