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Immigration: Stories of Yesterday and Today and Ellis Island. World War II and the Postwar Period The United States entered World War II in 1942.
During the war, immigration decreased. There was fighting in Europe, transportation was interrupted, and the American consulates weren't open. Fewer than 10 percent of the immigration quotas from Europe were used from 1942 to 1945.In many ways, the country was still fearful of the influence of foreign-born people. The United States was fighting Germany, Italy, and Japan (also known as the Axis Powers), and the U.S. government decided it would detain certain resident aliens of those countries.
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But for many people, the rituals and rules of each election season are a big mystery. High school civics class is but a hazy memory. So we've set out to reaquaint you with your democracy. Today we launched Civics in a Minute, our new video series dedicated to explaining everything from the electoral college, to the primary system, to what actually happens at a political convention. VocalNationalAnthems. Jana Gana Mana (Bengali: জন গণ মন, Jôno Gôno Mono) is the national anthem of India.
Written in highly Sanskritized Bengali, it is the first of five stanzas of a Brahmo hymn composed and scored by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. It was first sung at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress on 27 December 1911. Jana Gana Mana was officially adopted by the Constituent Assembly as the Indian national anthem on January 24, 1950.
An earlier poem by Tagore (Amar Shonar Bangla) was later selected as the national anthem of Bangladesh. A formal rendition of the national anthem takes fifty-two seconds. Images of art, history and science for educational and commercial licensing.
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He was a very well-educated man who attended the famous Harvard University. Hudson’s main goal as an explorer was to find a northern passage to the Orient. Center On Congress. Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. Talks | List. High Def Video Montage of Photos from Apollo 11. Teaching With Documents. Skip Navigation.
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