History Now 3 (Spring 2005)

Immigration

From the Editor

It is a cliché that America is a land of immigrants. But there is truth behind this cliché. From the migrating hunters who crossed the Bering Strait thousands of years ago to the Mayflower’s English passengers of 1620 to the Ukrainian, Mexican, and Vietnamese immigrants of today, America’s people have been travelers to a new land and a new life. No matter how many generations ago, each of our families began with a voyage to that new land. This issue of HISTORY NOW, which is devoted to narrating this ongoing story of immigration, uses three...More »