U.S. immigration and migration: Primary sources

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The Human Genome DiversityProject tells us that between 15,000and 30,000 years ago people fromMongolia crossed Beringia to whatwe now call the Americas. "U.S.Immigration and Migration" chroniclesand interprets the phenomenalwaves of immigration to the UnitedStates from the earliest timesthrough the period from 1820 to1930, when the United Stateswas the destination of some 60%of the world's immigrants -- up to the presentday, when restrictive policies have temporarily stanched the flowof immigrants.

Insights into the movementof people are provided in the "Primary Sources" volume viaexcerpts from such key documents as the Maryland TolerationAct (1649), the Treaty of Fort Stanwix (1784), the Homestead Act(1862), the Chinese Exclusion Act (1892), the National OriginsAct (1924) -- up to legislation passed in the wake of theSeptember 11 attacks.

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