Courtesy of the Red Elephants: What if I told you that the “Nation of Immigrants” slogan was created in 1963 by the ADL?
What if you knew that the New Colossus poem was added to the statue of Liberty 17 years after it was erected?
What if everything you thought you knew turned out to be false?
This video takes you down the hole that you’re not supposed to go into…
America is NOT a Nation of Immigrants or a Melting Pot. Here is the truth about immigration into America.
Use of “melting pot” – https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=melting+pot+&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Cmelting%20pot%3B%2Cc0
Use of ‘Nation of Immigrants’ – https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=nation+of+immigrants+&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Cnation%20of%20immigrants%3B%2Cc0
JFK ADL Speech – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewk_9wQVVz4
ADL Created the “Nation of Immigrants” slogan in 1960’s – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Nation_of_Immigrants
The Melting Pot Play – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Melting_Pot_(play
ADL Reference to Nation of immigrants slogan – https://www.adl.org/education/resources/tools-and-strategies/jfk-nation-of-immigrants-guide
Emma Lazarus Poem give me your tired, your poor and huddled masses added later to the statue of liberty and was about the Russian pogroms. It was made to raise money for the pedestal of the statue and was submitted with hundreds of other entries – https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/the-jewish-roots-of-give-me-your-tired-your-poor-1.5493326
Emma Lazarus new Colossus poem added in 1903 to the statue of liberty – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_New_Colossus
Emma Lazarus poem inspired by Russian Pogroms – https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/emma-lazarus/
1790 Immigration and Naturalization Act – http://encyclopedia.densho.org/Naturalization_Act_of_1790/
McCarran Walter Act of 1952 – https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mccarren-walter-act-goes-into-effect
Immigration Act of 1795, 1798, 1920, 1924 and others – https://www.history.com/topics/ellis-island
Hart Celler Act signed and promises made – https://cis.org/Report/HartCeller-Immigration-Act-1965
Ted Kennedy quotes on the hart-celler immigration act of 1965 – http://www.thesocialcontract.com/artman2/publish/tsc0903/article_952.shtml
1965 Immigration Act brought in 72,000,000 since 1965 – http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-2-immigrations-impact-on-past-and-future-u-s-population-change/
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