The American Spirit in the Writings of Americans of Foreign Birth by Stauffer

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Editor Stauffer, Robert Elihu, 1884-
LoC No. 22007422
Title The American Spirit in the Writings of Americans of Foreign Birth
Contents Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Philip Schaff: Cosmopolitan character of "American nationality" -- Frances D'Arusmont: The constitution and establishment of the federal government -- Francis Lieber: A German immigrant points out the dangers of segregation; Political liberty in America -- Carl Schurz: An immigrant's tribute to Lincoln; "True Americanism" -- Edwin Lawrence Godkin: An immigrant's faith in democracy -- John Boyle O'Reilly: "The exile of the Gael"; "The pilgrim fathers"; "Liberty lighting the world"; "America" -- Hans Mattson: Scandinavian contribution to American nationality -- Jacob Riis: "A young man's hero", an immigrant's tribute to Roosevelt -- Jacob Van der Zee: "Why Dutch emigrants turned to America" -- Edward Bok -- Oscar Solomon Straus: "America and the spirit of American Judaism" -- Felix Adler: The American ideal -- Mary Antin: An immigrant's tribute to the public school and to George Washington; "The law of the fathers", a view of the Declaration of Independence -- Abraham Mitrie Rihbany: America offers something better than money; An immigrant tells his struggles with the English language -- Edward Alfred Steiner: "The criminal immigrant"; Industrialism and the immigrant -- George A. Gordon: "The foreign-born American citizen", cost, privilege and duties of his citizenship -- Seraphim G. Canoutas: Americanization, its principles and meaning -- Stefano Miele: Some obstacles to Americanization -- John Kulamer: "The American spirit and Americanization" -- Enrico C. Sartorio: Patronizing the foreigner; Training for citizenship -- Otto Hermann Kahn: "Capital and labor, a fair deal" -- Marcus Eli Ravage: The new immigration; What college life in the west did for an immigrant -- Elizabeth G. Stern: The pathos of readjustment -- Robert M. Wernaer: "The soul of America"; "We must be true" -- Angelo Patri: An immigrant and his father; An immigrant and the children -- Anzia Yezierska: "How I found America".
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Language English
LoC Class JK: Political science: Political inst. and pub. Admin.: United States
Subject American literature
Subject Americanization
Subject Noncitizens -- United States
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EBook-No. 62103
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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