Richard Worth's Jewish Immigrants (Immigration to the United States) PDF

By Richard Worth

ISBN-10: 0816056846

ISBN-13: 9780816056842

ISBN-10: 1438103611

ISBN-13: 9781438103617

The U.S. is actually a country of immigrants. Spanning the time from while the Europeans first got here to the hot global, this publication conveys the buzz of those tales to youth. It highlights the subjects, humans, areas, and occasions that have been very important to every immigrant crew.

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They supported the new socialist government headed by Alexander Kerensky. In the United States, some Jews were members of the Socialist Party, while many others had joined labor unions. They believed that the unions and the principles of socialism, under which there was no private ownership and the government owned factories and farms, would help many poor working people achieve better lives. Socialism, they believed, would prevent the upper class from controlling all the nation’s wealth, as it had in the past.

The pictures were played on machines called nickelodeons, into which a customer inserted a nickel. Adolph Zukor, a poor Hungarian Jewish immigrant, recognized the opportunities available in the nickelodeon business. Zukor and a friend, Marcus Loew, pooled their money and opened a nickelodeon on Broadway in New York City. Gradually they expanded their business, opening nickelodeons in other cities along the East Coast. With the money from this venture, Zukor began producing feature films. Eventually, Zukor realized that he needed a chain of movie houses to show his films.

Senator from Louisiana in 1852. During the Civil War, Benjamin served in the Confederate government as attorney general and later as secretary of war and as secretary of state. A Nation of Peddlers 34 A Nation of Peddlers The Confederate government, however, was unable to prevent the invasion of the South by northern armies. In 1862, Union forces led by General Ulysses Grant pushed southward into Tennessee. Grant believed that local southern merchants, especially Jews, were using unethical business practices to make money.

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