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By William J. Phalen

Few subject matters are as pertinent to the yankee political scene as immigration. This well timed booklet examines the perspective of yankee Evangelical Protestants towards eu immigration into the U.S. sooner than the Immigration Act of 1924. Of specific curiosity are the consequences, as visible by means of evangelicals, that immigration had within the towns, in schooling, in politics, and within the evangelical quest to win the prohibition of alcohol. It additionally addresses the increase of the nineteenth century evangelical’s major ethnic opponent, the Irish immigrant, and the Irish dominance of the yankee Catholic Church. The textual content relies mostly upon the writings, speeches, and sermons of evangelicalism.

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