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Politics of Urban America

A Reader
  • 374 Pages
  • 1.32 MB
  • 8921 Downloads
  • English

Allyn & Bacon
ContributionsDennis R. Judd (Editor), Paul Kantor (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7410728M
ISBN 10020519771X
ISBN 139780205197712

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Part of the urban population growth was fueled by an unprecedented mass immigration to the United States that continued unabated into the first two decades of the twentieth century. The promise that America held for these new immigrants contrasted sharply with the rise of legalized segregation of African‐Americans in the South after.

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