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Americanization in the StatesImmigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033617
eISBN:
9780813039718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033617.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the first decades of the twentieth century, a number of states had bureaus whose responsibility was to help immigrants assimilate into American society. Often described negatively as efforts to ... More

Endgame for EmpireBritish-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

John T. Juricek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1763 the British government rejoiced that it had driven the French and Spanish from eastern North America, but knew that part of the cost was more conflict with Indians. Native grievances focused ... More

Entangling Migration HistoryBorderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada

Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada

Benjamin Bryce and Alexander Freund (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060736
eISBN:
9780813050898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060736.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The essays in this volume challenge traditional approaches to migration history and actual migration policies. The editors and authors bring into conversation three approaches: transnationalism, ... More

Extremism in America

Extremism in America

George Michael (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044972
eISBN:
9780813046501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044972.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Extremism in America examines numerous extremist subcultures in the United States today. Beneath the surface of American politics lies a growing extremist subculture. Although most of the groups that ... More

Freedom for WomenForging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Carol Giardina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this first-hand history of the contemporary Women's Liberation Movement (WLM), the book argues against the prevalent belief that the movement grew out of frustrations over the male chauvinism ... More

Seated by the SeaThe Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen

Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen

Michael C. Connolly

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037226
eISBN:
9780813041759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037226.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book deals with the history of the port of Portland, Maine, an important North Atlantic maritime community with significant ties to Canada and Europe. A central focus of the book is the primacy ... More

Who Chooses?American Reproductive History since 1830

Who Chooses?: American Reproductive History since 1830

Simone M. Caron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031996
eISBN:
9780813039220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1860, the American Medical Association launched a campaign to convince state legislatures to prohibit abortions. Until 1973's Roe v. Wade, abortion was often seen as a crime. This book analyzes ... More

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