By Peter Brimelow
The debatable, bestselling publication (37,500 hardcover copies bought) that is helping outline the controversy approximately essentially the most very important and hotly contested matters dealing with the USA: immigration.
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With a basic economy of cattle ranching and sawmilling, the town boasted a real potential of becoming an important transportation center. Served frequently by steam boats, the town was at the junction of two ongoing railroad projects, the Eastern Texas Railroad and the Texas & New Orleans Railroad. Already Beaumont had enjoyed a working rail connection with Houston, a service that promised a rich future for the local sawmill industry. 28 But after the war, when John and Will arrived, the town was moribund.
He wrote to Uncle Bob, giving him news of Dogtown, asking his advice and, no doubt, asking for favors. Uncle Bob responded, pleading his own problems but promising to help him: "I do not know what to say to your questions, as I have so many in the family, but . . ''25 Will was not happy at Dogtown. " Will shared his cousin John's eye for the girls. He lasted only one term at Dogtown, going back to Beaumont in May 1870 to live with Uncle Bob and teach school. 26 Will's entry into the school business in Beaumont coincided with important developments in education at the state level.
Soon, within less than three years, the Johnsons suffered dislocation again, this time when Samuel accepted a British School position in London and moved the entire family there. It was this relocation that eventually triggered Will's immigration to Beaumont. 19 Will traveled to Texas in the spring of 1869, when he was only sixteen years old. He emigrated directly from the bosom of his family and unlike Page 10 Will Johnson in England. Author's Collection. Page 11 John had no previous experience with being away from home or supporting himself.
Alien Nation: Common Sense About America's Immigration Disaster by Peter Brimelow