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The Farmers’ Plight

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_jAAGe883o This video is a group of students making a video of farmers in the 1920s. Though this video doesn’t directly relate to The Farmers’ Plight as mentioned in the book, it does utilize the silent film style of movies … Continue reading

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Give me you huddled masses, unless they’re Chinese.

Chinese Exlcusion act of 1882: http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=47&page=transcript For those of you reading this, that little poem at the base of that big green statue in New York harbor is a complete lie. Often the narrative of American history goes as follows; … Continue reading

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