Immigration In The Early 20th Century Essay

717 Words3 Pages
History 30 Oct, 2012 Immigration in the U.S in Early 20th Century In the early 20th century, American soil was reached by thousands of European and Asian immigrants. The country grew and became a melting pot of ethnicity, and neighborhoods became hot-spot areas areas for certain nationalities. While the growth in population could and was seen by some as as positive, not every American was all too pleased about the newcomers; some took matters in their own hands, regardless of consequences or . The Ku Klux Klan, believed to be exhausted by 1900, emerged with about 3 million members by 1926. Their passionate hatred and battle against the freed African Americans was now a resentful fight against everyone who wasn’t of Nordic race.: Italians,…show more content…
Evans was clearly a racist, evil man that found any words to sugarcoat the evil he wanted to inflict. He obviously has no respect for people as humans if he can call another being “parasites” and claim that part of being American is keeping the people inbred. Clancy on the other hand just seems to want to be fair and logic while keeping the law firm. He is more logic in the sense that he realizes immigrants are not problems, they are people, but people can be difficult as well. He makes it clear that all immigrants have positive and negatives because they are people not because their race makes any difference in their functionality as a hard working human. The sampling letter from “The Great Black Migration” paint a man that doesn’t have time for immigration laws, but only for the rush of hope to save his life, and his family before they are murdered by white men. He is in desperate of a simplicity such as walking down the block safely. The fear and pain in his letters tell of inhumane conditions that should not be allowed anywhere in the world, regardless of race or personality: everyone should go through a fair lawful system. The radical differences revolve swiftly around the same issue of hate and prejudice, and the fight to clear the darkness organizations like the KKK brought to people that did nothing but be born how they were born,
Open Document