The Kansas immigrants, or, The great exodus
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Published by Denison in Chicago .
Written in English


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Other titlesThe Kansas immigrants, The great exodus
Statementby T.S. Denison
Series[Amateur series], English and American drama of the nineteenth century, Amateur series
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination12 p
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15204651M

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  “Vivek Wadhwa’s new book, The Immigrant Exodus, is admirably short, yet he packs it with righteous fury. America, he points out, has one of the greatest assets a nation can have: people yearn to live there.” —The EconomistCited by: Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. A ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR. Many of the United States most innovative entrepreneurs have been immigrants, from Andrew Carnegie, Alexander Graham Bell, and Charles Pfizer to Sergey Brin, Vinod Khosla, and Elon Musk/5.   These romanticized ideas of Kansas, along with the continued deterioration of their lives in the South, produced a sudden exodus. This "Kansas Exodus," also referred to as the "Exoduster" movement, represents the first major episode in an extensive history of voluntary mass migration among African Americans.

“Vivek Wadhwa’s new book, The Immigrant Exodus, is admirably short, yet he packs it with righteous fury. America, he points out, has one of the greatest assets a . The Great Exodus Nicodemus Kansas, having a very important role in our American history is the only remaining western community established by African Americans after the Civil War. The little town of Nicodemus was planned by W.R Hill in and it was ravened by W.H. Smith, . People. Kansas was considered part of the Great American Desert and did not attract white settlers until the s. The early settlers generally arrived from the states of Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana. A significant number came from the New England states in and , aided by the New England Emigrant Aid Company.   The artist Jacob Lawrence depicted the Great Migration in a series of paintings in Following the Civil War, many African Americans hoped that the South could become a liveable place. As part of Reconstruction, the federal government took over the governance of the South and attempted to enforce civil rights for the newly freed people.

Exodusters was a name given to African Americans who migrated from states along the Mississippi River to Kansas in the late nineteenth century, as part of the Exoduster Movement or Exodus of It was the first general migration of black people following the Civil War. The movement received substantial organizational support from prominent figures, such as Benjamin Singleton of Tennessee and Henry Adams of Louisiana. As many as forty thousand Exodusters .   NPR coverage of The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent by Vivek Wadhwa and Alex . The Kansas Exodus was an unorganized mass migration which began in , led by several men including Benjamin “Pap” Singleton. Though local relief agencies, such as the Kansas Freedman’s Relief Association, tried to provide aid, they could never do enough to meet the needs of the impoverished refugees. Emigrant/Immigrant Sources On-line Books. Six Months in Kansas, by Hannah Anderson Ropes ; The Prairie Traveler, by Captain Randolph B. Marcy ; Went To Kansas, by Miriam Colt ; On the Trail, a collection of writings about several migration trails through Kansas ; Report of the Committee of the Kansas State Historical Society on the Santa Fe Trail Through Kansas ().