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Take an Immigration Vacation this Summer

The Irish Hunger Memorial in Manhattan reminds us that immigrants often come to the United States fleeing war, famine, or natural disaster.

Take an Immigration Vacation this Summer

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 29, 2016  

Important sites within a four-hour drive of Long Island where you can learn about our shared history.

Black Citizenship: Frederick Douglass & an immigrant professor confront President Johnson

The citizenship of blacks and immigrants was not resolved by the 13th Amendment.

Black Citizenship: Frederick Douglass & an immigrant professor confront President Johnson

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 26, 2016  

German law professor Francis Lieber and Civil Rights pioneer Frederick Douglass both saw a Constitutional Amendment as the only way to secure the rights of freed slaves.

Memorial Day, Immigrants, Hip Hop Hamilton, and Hercules Mulligan

The musical Hamilton brings an immigrant story to the stage.

Memorial Day, Immigrants, Hip Hop Hamilton, and Hercules Mulligan

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 24, 2016  

The musical Hamilton sets immigrants at the heart of the American story.

The 14th Amendment, a German immigrant, and the assault on White Superiority

German refugee Carl Schurz said that Federal troops were needed in the South to protect the rights of newly freed African Americans.

The 14th Amendment, a German immigrant, and the assault on White Superiority

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 16, 2016  

German refugee Carl Schurz arrived in Washington with intelligence that helped establish the principle of racial equality.

The Immigrants Civil War in the South

Ten percent of all immigrants lived in the slave states.

The Immigrants Civil War in the South

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 8, 2016  

This page indexes articles on immigrants in the South during the Civil War Era.

The Immigrants Civil War: The Irish

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 8, 2016  

Index of articles on Irish during the Civil War.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Germans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 8, 2016  

An index to our articles on German immigrants during the Civil War.

Immigrants, Race, and Emancipation

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 8, 2016  

The Immigrants' Civil War looks at immigrant racial attitudes and reactions to slavery and Emancipation.

Immigrants in the Reconstruction Era

An Index to articles on the Reconstruction Era.

Immigrants in the Reconstruction Era

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 8, 2016  

From the condition of the South in the months after Lee's Surrender to the advent of the 14th Amendment.

Carl Schurz’s Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 8, 2016  

The Immigrants' Civil War.

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