"By 1914, millions of immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe were doing the dirtiest, most dangerous jobs in America's mines, mills and factories. The next decade saw major economic and demographic changes and indoctrination of immigrant populations with labor movement ideology. In response, government and industry developed the 1924 National Origins Act, forever changing the American industrial society"--
Introduction: "Got a match?" -- "Our lives, our thoughts and our allegiance" : new immigrants in 1914 -- "A war of coal and iron" : 1914-1917 -- Securing "the industrial forts of America" : 1917-1918 -- "The revolt of the rank-and-file" : 1919 -- Reaction in new country and old : 1920-1924 -- Epilogue: The nation-state, immigration restriction and Fordism
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