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  • David A. Gerber


The United States is truly a multicultural society, or a global society, as any visitor to the country will attest. This global society has developed in fits and starts. The Conclusion takes an overall look at the history of American immigration and summarizes the various debates about how the United States has handled issues relating to immigration. These debates are complicated and emotionally fraught. But the United States should be respected for the way it has managed to achieve a global society that exists in the main in harmony. The country has a cosmopolitan dynamism that seems uniquely American.

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