Trail of Tears: The Tragedy of American Indians

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Property qualifications were still prevalent at the time. When gold was discovered in California in 1848, the number of migrants increased even more. Explores how tradition and interpretations of tradition have influenced the identities of Cuban Americans. This English translation of the German edition (1988) presents a truer picture of German immigration to the US than was possible heretofore, and demonstrates the highest standards of research and documentation.

Pages: 128

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing (September 1, 2009)

ISBN: 0761440291

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