Essay about Guarding The Golden Door By Roger Daniels

1456 Words Nov 13th, 2016 6 Pages
The United States is a forever land of immigration. Beginning with Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, the issues of immigrants to force the federal government to pick and choose who would enter the America have never been less irrelevance. Therefore the negligence and falsely presented to the public of the government makes clear how far the consequences have overtaken immigration policy during the current administration’s War on Terror. In Guarding the Golden Door by Roger Daniels, the author has unforgettable interpreted the modern America history by his deeply informed and authoritative opinions. Prior to the Civil War, the attitude toward immigration of politicians was positive. They understood that “continued immigration was vital to help fill their largely empty new nation.” (Daniels, 6) The Congress had passed a lot of rules to make the immigrant eligible for staying at the United States. For example, the Article I, section 8 provided “a uniform rule of naturalization,” and the Article I, Section 9 “protected the foreign slave… by prohibiting interference with it for twenty years.” (Daniels, 6) The immigrants were indeed a crucial working source and were a potential power needed for the development of America many centuries later. However, the anti – immigrant legislation was keeping going on. For those who wanted to endorse the Federalism and reject the Jeffersonian out, the Aliens and Sedition Acts pay much effort to restrict immigrants. As a result, the number of…

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