|a. ||The negro minority.|
|i. ||Contrast between European policy of political discrimination against minorities, and American policy as expressed in
|ii. ||Discrimination against negro minority in practice.|
|iii. ||Increase of race antagonism after Great War.|
|b. ||Minorities of European descent.|
|i. ||Pre-war policy of permitting immigration with slight
restrictions; tolerance of foreign languages; religious freedom
with only sporadic outbreaks of hostility toward religious
minorities; unique success in assimilating European immigrants
and winning their loyalty; contrast with failure of Prussianization, Russification, etc.|
|ii. ||Agitation against hyphenated Americans during Great
|iii. ||Agitation for "Americanization" since the Great War.|
|iv. ||Restriction of immigration; Immigration Laws of 1921
|v. ||Discussion of this reversal of American policy.|
|c. ||Asiatic minorities.|
|i. ||Chinese Exclusion Act.|
|ii. ||Virtual exclusion of Japanese by Gentlemen's Agreement.|
|iii. ||Abrogation of Gentlemen's Agreement by immigration
law of 1924.|
|iv. ||The Japanese in California. Number.|
California land and school laws discriminating against
Effect of anti-Japanese agitation on relations between Japan
and the United States.
|2. ||Discussion of "Americanization," and of such movements as Ku
Klux Klan, in light of European experience.|
VI. NATIONALISM AND WARNote:--The most important topics mentioned below are to be considered
in detail elsewhere in the course. They are brought together here to give
a bird's-eye view of the relation between nationalism and international
A. NATIONALISM AS THE CAUSE OF WARS OF INDEPENDENCE OR SELF-
DETERMINATION (see III, above)--for example:
|1. ||War of Dutch Independence.|
|2. ||War of American Independence.|
|3. ||Irish revolt of 1782.|
|4. ||Peninsular War of Portugal and Spain (aided by England) against
|5. ||German "War of Liberation" against Napoleon.|
|6. ||Greek War of Independence.|
|7. ||Belgian War of Independence, 1830.|
|8. ||The Italian wars of independence, from time of Metternich to 1866.|
|9. ||Revolutions during and after Great War of 1914.|
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Book title: Syllabus on International Relations.
Contributors: Parker Thomas Moon - Author, Institute of International Education (New York, N.Y.) - OrganizationName.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1925.
Page number: 34.
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