1.9.08 - HILD 7B LECTURE 1/9/08 sojourner: someone who's...

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HILD 7B LECTURE 1/9/08 - sojourner: someone who's temporary, used by politicians & social scientists; refers to Asians who return to home country after working briefly in the US - settler: permanent - myth: all who emigrated went home; helps justify discrimination; not accurate because of return migration back to home country (1880-1924 approx 50% Europeans stayed) - why do people think of USA as “end of the line”/promised land/final destination Italy 50-60% England 55% Poland 40% Greece 47% China 47% Japan to Hawaii 55% Japan to Mainland USA33% * constant circulation internationally A. Filipinos in Louisiana - 1803 Filipinos in Louisiana petition Jefferson for rights to land. ..etc - many women married Filipinos B. China Trade in New England - Chinese, Indian, Arabian sailors & Chinese merchants - USA & Europe wanted teas, spices, silk; China only accept gold/silver in return - 1784-?? approx 180 mil $ silver exported - late 1860s: Chinese in plantations in Louisiana C. Chinese Migration - causes:
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HILD 7B taught by Professor Shah during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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