The Old World in the New The Significance of Past and Present Immigration to the American People
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The Old World in the New The Significance of Past and Present Immigration to the American People

By Edward Alsworth Ross
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Table of Contents
  • THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEW THE SIGNIFICANCE OF PAST AND PRESENT IMMIGRATION TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEW
  • CHAPTER I
    • THE ORIGINAL MAKE-UP OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
      • THE FRENCH HUGUENOTS
      • THE GERMANS
      • THE SCOTCH-IRISH
      • THE TOLL OF THE SEA
      • THE SIFTING BY THE WILDERNESS
      • THE IMPRESS OF THE FRONTIER
    • THE FRENCH HUGUENOTS
    • THE GERMANS
    • THE SCOTCH-IRISH
    • THE TOLL OF THE SEA
    • THE SIFTING BY THE WILDERNESS
    • THE IMPRESS OF THE FRONTIER
  • CHAPTER II
    • THE CELTIC IRISH
      • THE HIBERNIAN TIDE
      • THE IRISH IN THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE
      • ALCOHOLISM THE FREQUENT CAUSE OF POVERTY
      • IRISH NEAR THE FOOT OF THE LIST IN CRIME
      • GREAT CHANGES IN OCCUPATION AMONG THE IRISH
      • IRISH INTELLECT AND MENTAL ABILITY
      • TRAITS OF THE CELT
      • FUTURE OF THE IRISH-AMERICAN
    • THE HIBERNIAN TIDE
    • THE IRISH IN THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE
    • ALCOHOLISM THE FREQUENT CAUSE OF POVERTY
    • IRISH NEAR THE FOOT OF THE LIST IN CRIME
    • GREAT CHANGES IN OCCUPATION AMONG THE IRISH
    • IRISH INTELLECT AND MENTAL ABILITY
    • TRAITS OF THE CELT
    • FUTURE OF THE IRISH-AMERICAN
  • CHAPTER III
    • THE GERMANS
      • DISTRIBUTION THROUGHOUT THE STATES
      • ASSIMILATION WITH NEW NEIGHBORS
      • INFLUENCE OF THE GERMANS IN AMERICA
      • THE GERMANS IN THE CIVIL WAR
      • THE GERMANS IN THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE
      • ALCOHOLISM AMONG THE GERMANS
      • AMOUNT OF CRIME NORMAL AMONG GERMANS
      • WIDE VARIETY OF OCCUPATION
      • TEUTONIC TRAITS
    • DISTRIBUTION THROUGHOUT THE STATES
    • ASSIMILATION WITH NEW NEIGHBORS
    • INFLUENCE OF THE GERMANS IN AMERICA
    • THE GERMANS IN THE CIVIL WAR
    • THE GERMANS IN THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE
    • ALCOHOLISM AMONG THE GERMANS
    • AMOUNT OF CRIME NORMAL AMONG GERMANS
    • WIDE VARIETY OF OCCUPATION
    • TEUTONIC TRAITS
  • CHAPTER IV
    • THE SCANDINAVIANS
      • DISTRIBUTION OF SCANDINAVIAN BLOOD
      • SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS
      • ALCOHOLISM AMONG THE SCANDINAVIANS
      • FAVORITE OCCUPATIONS
      • ASSIMILATION
      • REACTION TO AMERICA
      • CONTRASTS AMONG SCANDINAVIANS
      • INTELLECTUAL ABILITY
      • MENTAL AND PRACTICAL TRAITS
    • DISTRIBUTION OF SCANDINAVIAN BLOOD
    • SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS
    • ALCOHOLISM AMONG THE SCANDINAVIANS
    • FAVORITE OCCUPATIONS
    • ASSIMILATION
    • REACTION TO AMERICA
    • CONTRASTS AMONG SCANDINAVIANS
    • INTELLECTUAL ABILITY
    • MENTAL AND PRACTICAL TRAITS
  • CHAPTER V
    • THE ITALIANS
      • DISTRIBUTION THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES
      • SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS
      • NORTH ITALIANS AND SOUTH ITALIANS
      • VARIETY OF OCCUPATIONS
      • CHARACTERISTIC VICES
      • VIOLENCE IN CRIME
      • ASSIMILATION WITH AMERICANS
      • LACK OF MENTAL ABILITY
      • TRAITS OF ITALIAN CHARACTER
    • DISTRIBUTION THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES
    • SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS
    • NORTH ITALIANS AND SOUTH ITALIANS
    • VARIETY OF OCCUPATIONS
    • CHARACTERISTIC VICES
    • VIOLENCE IN CRIME
    • ASSIMILATION WITH AMERICANS
    • LACK OF MENTAL ABILITY
    • TRAITS OF ITALIAN CHARACTER
  • CHAPTER VI
    • THE SLAVS
      • OCCUPATIONS OF THE SLAVIC IMMIGRANTS
      • EXCESSIVE ALCOHOLISM AMONG THE SLAVS
      • CRIMES OF THE PRIMITIVE PASSIONS
      • SLAVIC BRUTALITY AND RECKLESS FECUNDITY
      • SLOW ASSIMILATION
      • SMALL ABILITY OF IMMIGRANT SLAVS
      • THE ALARMING PROSPECT OF SLAVIC IMMIGRATION
    • OCCUPATIONS OF THE SLAVIC IMMIGRANTS
    • EXCESSIVE ALCOHOLISM AMONG THE SLAVS
    • CRIMES OF THE PRIMITIVE PASSIONS
    • SLAVIC BRUTALITY AND RECKLESS FECUNDITY
    • SLOW ASSIMILATION
    • SMALL ABILITY OF IMMIGRANT SLAVS
    • THE ALARMING PROSPECT OF SLAVIC IMMIGRATION
  • CHAPTER VII
    • THE EAST EUROPEAN HEBREWS
      • OCCUPATIONS
      • MORALS
      • CRIME
      • RACE TRAITS
      • THE RACE LINE
    • OCCUPATIONS
    • MORALS
    • CRIME
    • RACE TRAITS
    • THE RACE LINE
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE LESSER IMMIGRANT GROUPS
      • THE FINNS
      • THE MAGYARS
      • THE PORTUGUESE
      • THE GREEKS
      • THE LEVANTINES
    • THE FINNS
    • THE MAGYARS
    • THE PORTUGUESE
    • THE GREEKS
    • THE LEVANTINES
  • CHAPTER IX
    • ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF IMMIGRATION
      • CHEAP LABOR A RAIN OF MANNA
      • ENDLESS INFLOW OF THE NEEDIEST
      • THE NEW IMMIGRATION AND THE HIGH COST OF LIVING
      • IMMIGRANTS AND AGRICULTURE
      • HELPING THE IMMIGRANT TO GET UPON THE SOIL
      • INDUSTRIAL DISPLACEMENT
      • IMMIGRANTS AND LABOR ORGANIZATIONS
      • IMMIGRANTS AND WAGES
      • IMMIGRANTS AND CONDITIONS OF WORK
      • IS THE FOREIGNER INDISPENSABLE?
      • IMMIGRANT WOMEN DOING MEN'S WORK
      • WHAT BECOMES OF DISPLACED AMERICANS
      • OUR STANDARD OF LIVING CRUMBLES
      • IMMIGRATION AND CRISES
      • THE RISE OF SOCIAL PRESSURE
    • CHEAP LABOR A RAIN OF MANNA
    • ENDLESS INFLOW OF THE NEEDIEST
    • THE NEW IMMIGRATION AND THE HIGH COST OF LIVING
    • IMMIGRANTS AND AGRICULTURE
    • HELPING THE IMMIGRANT TO GET UPON THE SOIL
    • INDUSTRIAL DISPLACEMENT
    • IMMIGRANTS AND LABOR ORGANIZATIONS
    • IMMIGRANTS AND WAGES
    • IMMIGRANTS AND CONDITIONS OF WORK
    • IS THE FOREIGNER INDISPENSABLE?
    • IMMIGRANT WOMEN DOING MEN'S WORK
    • WHAT BECOMES OF DISPLACED AMERICANS
    • OUR STANDARD OF LIVING CRUMBLES
    • IMMIGRATION AND CRISES
    • THE RISE OF SOCIAL PRESSURE
  • CHAPTER X
    • SOCIAL EFFECTS OF IMMIGRATION
      • ILLITERACY
      • YELLOW JOURNALISM
      • PEONAGE
      • CASTE SPIRIT
      • THE POSITION OF WOMEN
      • THE SOCIAL EVIL
      • HOUSING
      • OVERGROWTH OF CITIES
      • PAUPERISM
      • THE WAYWARD CHILD OF THE IMMIGRANT
      • INSANITY AMONG THE FOREIGN-BORN
      • IMMIGRATION AND THE SEPARATE SCHOOL
      • SOCIAL DECLINE
    • ILLITERACY
    • YELLOW JOURNALISM
    • PEONAGE
    • CASTE SPIRIT
    • THE POSITION OF WOMEN
    • THE SOCIAL EVIL
    • HOUSING
    • OVERGROWTH OF CITIES
    • PAUPERISM
    • THE WAYWARD CHILD OF THE IMMIGRANT
    • INSANITY AMONG THE FOREIGN-BORN
    • IMMIGRATION AND THE SEPARATE SCHOOL
    • SOCIAL DECLINE
  • CHAPTER XI
    • IMMIGRANTS IN POLITICS
      • THE NEW IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP
      • THE NATURALIZED IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR LEADERS
      • THE LOSS OF POLITICAL LIKE-MINDEDNESS
      • POLITICAL MYSTICISM VS. COMMON SENSE
    • THE NEW IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP
    • THE NATURALIZED IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR LEADERS
    • THE LOSS OF POLITICAL LIKE-MINDEDNESS
    • POLITICAL MYSTICISM VS. COMMON SENSE
  • CHAPTER XII
    • AMERICAN BLOOD AND IMMIGRANT BLOOD
      • IMMIGRATION AND GOOD LOOKS
      • STATURE AND PHYSIQUE
      • VITALITY
      • MORALITY
      • NATURAL ABILITY
      • RACE SUICIDE
    • IMMIGRATION AND GOOD LOOKS
    • STATURE AND PHYSIQUE
    • VITALITY
    • MORALITY
    • NATURAL ABILITY
    • RACE SUICIDE
  • APPENDIX
    • TABLE I
    • TABLE II
    • TABLE III
    • TABLE IV
    • TABLE V
    • TABLE VI
    • TABLE VII
    • TABLE VIII
    • TABLE IX
  • INDEX
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