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The Wall Street Journal Argues for Immigration "Distribution, Not Prevention" (Short Version, with text supports)

This Wall St. Journal article acknowledges some of the problems that accompanied early-twentieth-century immigration—urban overcrowding, the strain on local resources, threats posed by foreign anarchists—but argues that immigrants should be encouraged to settle outside of U.S. cities and provide needed labor for farms, factories, and mines.


Source | "Distribution, Not Prevention," Wall Street Journal, 13 April 1904, 1.
Creator | Wall Street Journal
Item Type | Newspaper/Magazine
Cite This document | Wall Street Journal, “The Wall Street Journal Argues for Immigration "Distribution, Not Prevention" (Short Version, with text supports),” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed May 20, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1874.

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