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African-american history is the part of american history that looks at the african-american or black american ethnic group in the united states. Many recent immigrants returned to their native lands, including hundreds of thousands of mexicans, many against their will the restrictive immigration policies of the 1920s persisted in the late 1930s, with world war ii accelerating in europe, a new kind of immigrant began to challenge the quota system and the american conscience. On american colonial history the immigration from immigration, the migration of african-americans introduction to immigration vocabulary and.
Americans have come from every corner of the globe, and they have been brought together by a variety of historical processes--conquest, colonialism, the slave trade, territorial acquisition, and voluntary immigration.
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