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August 2018


H-Pad is happy to announce the release of its sixth broadside. In “Building a Regime of Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1840-1945,” Felice Batlan traces a century of U.S. government laws, policies, and attitudes regarding immigration. The broadside explores how ideas about race, class, religion, and the Other repeatedly led to laws restricting the immigration of those who members of Congress, the President, and the U.S. public considered inferior and/or a threat.


Historians for Peace and Democracy
BroadsidesThese are one-page, printable handouts that summarize important historical events, movements, crises, and more that form the backdrop for our current political situation.