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1952

A temporary guest worker H2-A and H2-B visa program was made a... Read More »

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1943

Sugar cane growers in Florida obtain permission to hire Caribb... Read More »

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1942–1964

Due to labor shortages during WWII, the U.S. government starte... Read More »

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1930s

The Great Depression and the Dust Bowl (a period of drought th... Read More »

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1914–1929

During World War I, migration to the U.S. from Europe declined,... Read More »

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1890s–mid-1900s

Segregation continued under the Jim Crow laws, which systematiz... Read More »

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1882

The Chinese Exclusion Act bans the employment of Chinese worker... Read More »

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1860s–1930s

Farming becomes a large-scale industry. The U.S. begins importi... Read More »

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Late 1860s–1870s

The Civil War ceased in 1865, and the Reconstruction began. In ... Read More »

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1846-1848: The Mexican American War

Following the end of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), in w... Read More »

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