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81: Irish In America
... disease, and hunger, or simply to start a new life. Many different people of different culture, race, and religion have made their mark and helped to shape the American culture. One of the most influential immigration movements in American History is the Irish Immigration. During the 18th century the Irish slowly began their migration to America. Centuries of oppression from Protestant English rule had forced them to live very poor lives under strict rules, in some cases having to ... of the Catholics, at the head of the movement were the "Know Nothings," a group named because when they were asked about their cause the replied "I know nothing" (Walt). These people wanted to limit immigration and only give the vote to those, which were born in America. This movement did not last too long because, the Irish, with their huge numbers already had the vote and the Know Nothings ...
82: Relations Between Canada and Japan
... rather dekasegi ('leaving the village for employment') who intended to return to Japan after a few years. There were very few women among the early Canadian arrivals. Although the Limieux Agreement of 1908 limited the immigration of single males, it did not place a restriction on married females. Using the "picture bride" system, the men were able to arrange for wives to be sent from Japan and in 1908 picture brides began arriving. In 1913, a peak period, some 300 or 400 women arrived through this arrangement continued until 1928 when it was finally stopped. Immigration continued and so did antagonism and discrimination against the Japanese. In the two decades following the arrival of the first immigrants, the Japanese in BC who established themselves in mining, railroading, lumbering, and fishing faced ... government's decision in 1925 and 1928 to revise the so-called Lemieux Agreement of 1908 in order to restrict entrance of Japanese immigrants to Canada, under the influence of the enactment of the American Immigration Law of 1924. American influence was perceived in the process of evacuation and relocation of Japanese Canadians during WW II as well. It is not deterioration of Canada-U.S. relations but the way ...
83: Sir Wilfrid Laurier
... strengthen the ties between the two countries. But he saw the British Empire as a worldwide alliance of free and equal nations, and he opposed every attempt to limit Canada's freedom. Laurier's liberal immigration policy brought hundreds of thousands of settlers to the western provinces. He reduced postal rates, promoted the building of railroads needed for national expansion, and appointed a commission to regulate railroad rates. After 15 years ... most capable leaders from every part of Canada. Business throughout the world was on an upswing, and the Laurier government was determined to get in on the action. The demand for Canadian wheat abroad encouraged immigration, and immigration in turn increased farm production and the value of national exports. "The 20th century belongs to Canada," cried Laurier; and the whole nation took confidence from his assurance. Two new transcontinental railways were begun. ...
84: Difference Between Sephardic A
... Muslim hosts, were to some extent intregrated into their societies. For this reason, the traditional laws of the Sephardim are less demanding, but more enduring. Unlike the Ashkenazi population that has over a century of immigration spread itself all over the world, The Sephardic communities tend to concentrate mostly around a few areas. Today most of the Sephardic Jews reside within Israel, amost other Middle-Eastern communities having been reduced to ... it was by the way of this trade that first Sephardic Jews have arrived in the Americas. The Ottoman empire, which in its golden age spanned from North Africa to the Balcans, had attracted Jewish immigration from as early as the 1300's. The Sultans' sympathy to the Jews went so far that in 1556, Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent had requested from the Pope Paul IV the release of the Ancona ... in the Middle East. The surrounding countries, where up until the 1940's many Jews coexisted with Muslim majorities, have over the course of the past half-century lost most of their Jewish population to immigration due to racial and ethnic tensions brought about by the Arab-Israeli conflicts. In fact, the governments of states such as Syria have after the creation of Israel considered the Jews living on their ...
85: Latin America And Slavery
... new races were popping up in Latin America. Right then the population in Latin America was undergoing vast changes. Population growth is usually due to either high birth rates with low death rates or heavy immigration. During this time there were normal birth rates, high death rates, and heavy immigration to compensate for the death rate. This caused a slight increase in the population during this time, but the demographics changed drastically. Over a short period of time an independent group of people had their ... This results in a slow population increase. Basically, it is caused by high amounts of contraception and medical care. Many of the smaller countries with localized and socialist governments have this classification. In these countries immigration, and even tourism, can cause major population fluctuations. Cities grew in the first years of colonialism due mainly to mining. Cities grew up around mines to distribute supplies to miners and to manufacture finished ...
86: Canada- Facts And Figures
... and Saskatchewan; the residual land became the Northwest Territories. Newfoundland preferred to remain a British colony until 1949, when it became Canada's 10th province. The creation of new provinces coincided with an increase of immigration to Canada, particularly to the west. Immigration peaked in 1913 with 400 000 coming to Canada. During the prewar period, Canada profited from the prosperous world economy and established itself as an industrial as well as an agricultural power. A Nation Matures ... government social programs such as family allowances, old-age security, universal medicare and unemployment insurance has given Canadians a high standard of living and desirable quality of life. Noticeable changes have occurred in Canada's immigration trends. Before World War II, most immigrants came from the British Isles or eastern Europe. Since 1945, increasing numbers of southern Europeans, Asians, South Americans and people from the Caribbean islands have enriched Canada' ...
87: Comparison Of Colonies
... of the wealth. Ironically, the Protestants began to outnumber the Catholics, therefore once again making them a minority although the Catholics had been trying to flee from the Protestants. In immediate response to the Protestant immigration, the Catholics set up the Maryland Toleration Act, which stated that all Christian religions would be tolerated. This was to ensure the survival of the Catholics in Maryland. Pennsylvania also was founded for the sole ... solely based upon religion were the Carolinas. The people in the Carolinas made a large profit off of sugar from Barbados, which attracted many settlers from all different cultures and increased the population. Migration and immigration between other colonies and the Carolinas was common because of the economic success of sugar. Puritans from Massachusetts and Catholics from Maryland came to share in the wealth of the Carolinas. Unlike any colony so ... to ensure the economic survival of the colony, all faiths were accepted in Pennsylvania. The Quakers were open minded pacifists and almost immediately Quakers came from all over (not just from England). Due to the immigration of Quakers from other countries, cultural diversity and differences in ethnicity were present. The main cultures that inhabited Pennsylvania were French, English, Dutch, and German. Government was also important in the founding of English ...
88: African Culture
... and Charles Murray. (New York: The Free Press/Macmillan, 1994). The Black/White Paradigm Becomes Multicultural The paradigm of Black and White changed with modern events that altered its use and meaning. For example, Asian immigration to the United States came quickly in the 1970s and 1980s with refugees from the Korean War, and especially after the Vietnam War. Even the continued reign of the Communists in China stimulated the flow ... that division and discord tend to preclude. Racial dualism at century's end. OTHER "OTHERS": In the 1990s, what does it mean to be "yellow" or "brown"? Before the success of civil rights (and particularly immigration) reforms in the mid-1960s, racialized groups of Asian and Latin American origin experienced very high levels of exclusion and intolerance. After 1965 these communities began to grow rapidly. Previously isolated in enclaves based on ... partook of an ethnic "otherness" which placed them in an ambiguous relationship with both established WASP elites and with racially-defined minorities. But by the 1960s white ethnicity was in serious decline. Large-scale European immigration had become a thing of the past; while urban ethnic enclaves continued to exist in many major cities, suburbanization and gentrification had taken their toll. Communal forms of white ethnic identity had been eroded ...
89: Culturalpluralism
Immigration to the United States took place in 1962 from Ciudad Juarez Mexico. Members of the family consisted of a husband, a wife and two young boys ages one and four. The husband a skilled cobbler had a good grasp of the English language, although heavily accented. His knowledge of the language was centered around the necessity of business communication. Motivation for immigration was economics. The husband pursued an invitation from a shoe manufacturer to construct custom boots. The family of four moved on to Oxnard California, a new city within a new country, amidst an unfamiliar wave ... and even weighing measurements were unintelligible. Indoor bathrooms, water heaters, and washing machines all further inhibited any outdoor skills and housekeeping activities. The one aspect of life which the family was able to continue after immigration was religion. The family located San Buena Ventura Mission,. The mission gave the family the ability to continue their religious practices without cultural context. Religious interactions lead to a kind of socialization which extended ...
90: Stowaways
... for the stowaways if they did not bring sufficient supplies ("Security"). There are also many reasons why stowaways create problems for shipowner. Again, the major problem is, of course, money. According to the United States Immigration and Naturalization Act, stowaways who do not seek political asylum are considered "excludable aliens" and are prohibited from coming ashore (Mercante 2B). Also, they must be deported immediately back to their country of origin, with ... at the frontier or, if he has already entered the territory in which he seeks asylum, expulsion or compulsory return to any State where he may be subjected to persecution ("Note on Stowaway")." Further, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) required, until recently, that the shipowner house, feed, and guard the potential immigrant for the entire duration of the hearing, which could last for months. The total cost to the shipowner ... detention time, a cost of $127,580. Faced with this, Dia filed suit against the INS, claiming that the policy requiring shipping companies to pay for the detention of stowaways was a violation of the Immigration and Naturalization Act. Further, they claimed recovery of these expenses under the Tucker Act and the Administrative Procedures Act ("Dia Navigation"). A lower court rejected Dia's claim, but they were at least partially ...

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