Americanizing the West: Race, Immigrants, and Citizenship, 1890-1930

@inproceedings{Salas2002AmericanizingTW,
  title={Americanizing the West: Race, Immigrants, and Citizenship, 1890-1930},
  author={Elizabeth Salas},
  year={2002}
}
The arrival of immigrants on America's shores has always posed a singular problem: once they are here, how are these diverse peoples to be transformed into Americans? The Americanization movement of the 1910s and 1920s addressed this challenge by seeking to train immigrants for citizenship, representing a key element of the Progressives' "search for order" in a modernizing America. Frank Van Nuys examines for the first time how this movement, in an effort to help integrate an unruly West into… Expand
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