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Ethnic America: A History Quotes

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"The peopling of American is one of the great dramas in all of human history." (3)

"The Irish were the first great ethnic 'minority' in American cities." (17)

"More than 25 million Americans are of German ancestry. This is more than for any other ethnic group except descendants of people from the British Isles." (43)

"One of the classic features of European Jewish culture was respect and reverence for learning." (73)

"Yet the internal values and traditions of the Jews were almost tailor-made for success in the American economy." (93)

"Altogether, it was the largest exodus of people ever recorded from a single nation." (101)

"In the long run, America proved to be a land of opportunity for those who came here from Italy. But it was an opportunity turned into the reality of progress only by great toil and persistence." (129)

"As a group, Chinese Americans have, in one sense, integrated into American society occupationally and...

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