We the people : the 500-year battle over who is American / Ben Railton.
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Series InformationAmerican ways series.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg||305.8 RAILTON (Text)||32826014268361||New Books||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781538128541
- ISBN: 1538128543
- Physical Description: viii, 163 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: The battle over who is an American -- Conquistadors and cross-cultural communities -- Slaves, revolutionary enemies or exemplars -- Indian removal and inspiring resistance -- Mexican Americans have never left -- Un-American and unsuccessful Chinese exclusions -- Fears and facts of Filipino America -- Everything Japanese internment got wrong -- There's nothing new about Muslim Americans -- Conclusion: The battle in the age of Trump.
"'We the People.' The Constitution begins with those deceptively simple words, but how do Americans define that 'We'? In We the People, Ben Railton argues that throughout our history two competing yet interconnected concepts have battled to define our national identity and community: exclusionary and inclusive visions of who gets to be an American"-- Provided by publisher.
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