The late Dr. Pendleton, who holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Santa Barbara, was commissioned two years ago by the Exploring Immigration Project to write this essay. Feel free to use it in any way helpful to your development of our learning modules. If you have notes to add to it, please be in touch with Dr. Colburn, Project Director. It is available to any teacher for use in the classroom.
American Immigration History, 1945-1965 by Dr. John Pendleton