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History of the Jewish People in America (Vol1-7) - From the Period of the Discovery of the New World to the 20th Century - cover

History of the Jewish People in America (Vol1-7) - From the Period of the Discovery of the New World to the 20th Century

Peter Wiernik

Publisher: Madison & Adams Press

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Summary

History of the Jewish People in America is a thorough historical account of Jewish communities in both South and North America starting from the earliest days of Spanish colonization all the way to the beginning of the 20th century. 
Contents:
The Participation of Jews in the Discovery of the New World
Early Jewish Martyrs Under Spanish Rule in the New World
Victims of the Inquisition in Mexico and in Peru
Marranos in the Portuguese Colonies
The Short-lived Dominion of the Dutch Over Brazil
Recife: The First Jewish Community in the New World
The Jews in Surinam or Dutch Guiana
The Dutch and English West Indies
New Amsterdam and New York
New England and the Other English Colonies
The Religious Aspect of the War of Independence
The Participation of Jews in the War of the Revolution
The Decline of Newport; Washington and the Jews
Other Communities in the First Periods of Independence
The Question of Religious Liberty in Virginia and in North Carolina
The War of 1812 and the Removal of Jewish Disabilities in Maryland
Mordecai Manuel Noah and His Territorialist-Zionistic Plans
The First Communities in the Mississippi Valley
New Settlements in the Middle West and on the Pacific Coast
The Jews in the Early History of Texas
Conservative Judaism and Its Stand Against Reform
The Discussion About Slavery
Lincoln and the Jews
Participation of Jews in the Civil War
Immigration From Russia Prior to 1880
Relations With Russia
The Passport Question
The American-Jewish Committee
The Jews in the Dominion of Canada
Jews in South America, Mexico and Cuba

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