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Races and Immigration in America by Commons

RACES AND IMMIGRANTS IN AMERICA

[Illustration: ELLIS ISLAND, IMMIGRATION STATION]

RACES AND IMMIGRANTS IN AMERICA

BY JOHN R. COMMONS

PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY LONDON: MACMILLAN & CO., LTD. 1907

_All rights reserved_

COPYRIGHT, 1907, BY THE MACMILLAN COMPANY.

Set up and electrotyped. Published May, 1907.

Norwood Press J. S. Cushing & Co.--Berwick & Smith Co. Norwood, Mass., U.S.A.

CONTENTS

PAGE

REFERENCES vii

CHAPTER

I. RACE AND DEMOCRACY 1

II. COLONIAL RACE ELEMENTS 22

III. THE NEGRO 39

IV. NINETEENTH CENTURY ADDITIONS 63

V. INDUSTRY 107

VI. LABOR 135

VII. CITY LIFE, CRIME, AND POVERTY 160

VIII. POLITICS 179

IX. AMALGAMATION AND ASSIMILATION 198

INDEX 239

ILLUSTRATIONS

ELLIS ISLAND, IMMIGRANT STATION _Frontispiece_

PAGE

"RETURN OF THE MAYFLOWER." Painting By Boughton, 1834 _opposite_ 24

ANGLO-SAXON MOUNTAINEERS, BEREA COLLEGE, KENTUCKY _opposite_ 36

COUNTIES HAVING A LARGER PROPORTION OF NEGROES IN 1900 THAN IN 1880 _opposite_ 50

MOVEMENT OF IMMIGRANTS, IMPORTS OF MERCHANDISE PER CAPITA AND IMMIGRANTS PER 10,000 POPULATION _between_ 63-64

ALIENS AWAITING ADMISSION AT ELLIS ISLAND _opposite_ 78

NORWEGIAN, ITALIAN, AND ARABIC TYPES " 90

SLAV, JEWISH, POLACK, AND LITHUANIAN TYPES " 96

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OF IMMIGRANTS--1906 _between_ 108-109

AMERICAN SCHOOL BOYS _opposite_ 122

FILIPINO GOVERNORS " 142

GOVERNOR JOHNSON OF MINNESOTA.--SWEDE " 154

DR. ORONHYATEKHA, MOHAWK INDIAN. LATE CHIEF OF ORDER OF FORESTERS " 168

CHINESE STUDENTS, HONOLULU " 186


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