Race and Ethnicity in America: A Concise History

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INDEX
Abie's Irish Rose, 157
Abolitionist movement, 82
Accents, regional, 54
Acceptance/inclusion: “Black Yankees,” 27; by English of Dutch colonists of New York, 10; for European immigrants, 122–23, 174, 182; of white captives by Indians, 7; see also Cooperation; Whiteness and white ethnic identity
Activism and activist organizations, see also Civil rights movement and ethnic-pride and power movements
Activism and activist organizations (1789–1836): African Colonization Society, 58; Society for the Defence of the Roman Catholic Religion from Calumny and Abuse, 48
Activism and activist organizations (1837–1877): Lehr-und-WehrVereins (“Instruction and Protection Societies”), 70
Activism and activist organizations (1878–1900): American Protective Association, 122; Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Society, 118; Immigration Restriction League, 122; NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), 106; Niagara Movement, 1–6
Activism and activist organizations (1901–1929): American Indian Defense Association, 141; American Jewish Committee, 140; Anti-Defamation League, 140, 167; LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens), 141; for minorities' legal defense, 140; NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), 140–41; Society of Syrian National Defense, 141; Universal Negro Improvement Association, 148
Activism and activist organizations (1930–1940): Christian Front, 173; CIO, 175; LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens), 175; NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), 175; “Popular Front,” 175–76, 178; Silver Shirts, 173; Urban League, 175
Activism and activist organizations (1940–1945): coming of age with WWII, 178–81; CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), 179; established by minorities demanding racial equality, 178–81; by Japanese during WWII, 181; joined by returning veterans both for and against civil rights, 184; March on Washington Movement, 179; NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), 179
Activism and activist organizations (1950–1964): by Chinese during Cold War, 184–85; Community Service Organization (CSO), 185; CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), 179, 188; El Congresso, 185; GI Forum, 185; Japanese American Citizens League, 184;

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