Born in the USA

The Story of Immigration and Belonging

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Pub Date 03 Sep 2024 | Archive Date 03 Sep 2024

Description

WHO BELONGS IN AMERICA? The latest installment of the World Citizen Comics Line, Born in the USA, tracks the history of immigration to the United States, highlighting the twists and turns in the nearly three-hundred year old national debate to decide who gets to call themselves a US citizen.

The words carved into the Statue of Liberty make a simple promise— America will provide a home for anyone in search of a better life. However, the true story of immigration to America is full of complication and caveats.

Born in the USA tracks the history of immigration to the United States, revealing how economic interests and political winds have sculpted Americans' thoughts about who belongs in the USA. From black enslavement to Chinese exclusion and the modern-day debate over birthright citizenship, Lawrence Goldstone and James Otis Smith reveal the dissonance between the American Dream and the American Reality.

WHO BELONGS IN AMERICA? The latest installment of the World Citizen Comics Line, Born in the USA, tracks the history of immigration to the United States, highlighting the twists and turns in the...


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ISBN 9781250796530
PRICE $29.99 (USD)
PAGES 240

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