Chinese Immigrants - 2. No Naturalization for Chinese 3....

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Chinese Immigrants Chinese Immigrants And U.S. Citizenship And U.S. Citizenship
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Immigration from China Immigration from China 1840-1870: c. 300,000 to U.S. Why and Where Citizenship Status in U.S.?
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Anti-Chinese Movement of the Anti-Chinese Movement of the 1870s 1870s Economic Downturn in U.S. Workingmen’s Party of California, 1877 “The Chinese Must Go!”
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The Chinese Exclusion Act of The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 1882 1. Prohibited Chinese from entering the U.S. for ten years (renewable)
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Unformatted text preview: 2. No Naturalization for Chinese 3. Chinese in U.S. could return to China, but . . . could not come back to U.S. Significance: First restriction ever placed on any immigrant group in U.S. Chinese in U.S. fight the law Chinese in U.S. fight the law Six cases fight Exclusion Act, 1882-1900 Supreme Court upholds Exclusion Act What about Chinese-American children? U.S. v. Wong Kim Ark (1897) Jus Soli holds per 14 th Amendment...
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