As the southernmost metropolitan area on the eastern seaboard of the United States, Miami became one of America’s principal magnets for immigrants in the 20th century.
A decade-long tension between management and labor erupted in two weeks of open warfare in the Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana coalfields during June 1894.
The Molly Maguires was a secret Irish Catholic society, originally bent on terrorizing English mine and landowners in the name of labor justice.
Montreal, the second largest city in Canada and one of the largest French-speaking cities in the world, had a population of 3,380,645 in 2001.
The Moroccan presence in North America was small until the 1950s. According to the U.S. census of 2000 and the Canadian census of 2001, 38,923 Americans and 21,355 Canadians claimed Moroccan descent.
Best remembered for developing the Morse code and the first working telegraph, Morse was also one of the leading anti-Catholic activists of his day.
When Thomas Jefferson became president, there was a relaxation of the hostility toward immigrants that had prevailed during the administration of John Adams (1797–1801).
The Naturalization Act of 1790 was the first piece of U.S. federal legislation regarding immigration.
The navigation acts were a number of related legislative measures passed between 1651 and 1696 and designed to enhance Britain’s international economic position.
Europeans first settled the New Brunswick region of Canada in 1604, when Frenchmen SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN and Pierre du Gua, sieur de Monts, established a fur-trading settlement on St. Croix Island.
Newfoundland comprises the island of Newfoundland and the nearby coast of the mainland region of Labrador.
New France was the name of the French colonial empire in North America.
An early area of contention between France and England, the region of modern New Hampshire was gradually settled mainly by English immigrants and became a prime shipbuilding area for the British.
New immigration is a term principally applied to the United States, designating a shift in the most common immigrant groups.
Originally part of the newly conquered territory of New Netherland, in 1664, New Jersey was granted by James, Duke of York (later James II) as a proprietary colony to John, Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret.