HISD35H3 The Politics of American Immigration, 1865-present

A seminar that puts contemporary U.S. debates over immigration in historical context, tracing the roots of such longstanding controversies as those over immigration restriction, naturalization and citizenship, immigrant political activism, bilingual education and "English-only" movements, and assimilation and multiculturalism. Extensive reading and student presentations are required.
United States and Latin America Area

Prerequisite: 

[Any 8.0 credits, including: [0.5 credit at the A- or B-level in HIS courses] and [0.5 credit at the C-level in HIS courses]] or [10.0 credits including  SOCB60H3]

Recommended Preparation: 
Enrolment Limits: 
15
Breadth Requirements: 
History, Philosophy & Cultural Studies