Exclusion, Rights, Laws - Exclusion Anson Burlingame and...

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ExclusionAnson Burlingame and Burlingame Treaty 1868 → America’s minister to ChinaoAmerican’s could go to China and Chinese could come for free?otalk that too many Chinese were already here and wanted to figure outhow to prevent so many from comingPage Law 1875 → prohibited the entry of contract laborsBurlingame treaty renegotiated 1880Chinese Exclusion ActsExclusion Act 1882olabor excluded for 10 years (merchants, students, etc)oalien ineligible for citizenship (if you were Chinese, you could not apply forcitizenship)1884 amendment-certificate required for reentryobefore you leave, get a certificate so that when you return, you have apiece of paper to show1888 Scott Act - reentry certificate voidowhatever certificate the government already gave to you, cancel it? if youleft, you could not come back1892 Geary Actoexclusion extended for 10 more yearsoChinese must carry registration cards1902 amendmentoexclusion extended for another 10 yearsoexclusion applicable in US territories1904 amendment - exclusion permanentJapanese Exclusionanti-Japanese sentimentschool crisisosegregated schoolsGentlemen's agreement 1907oJapan didn’t want their people to leave the country → passports notallowed to any new laborersopractice of“picture brides”→ Japanese women to bypass immigrationregulations (wife of laborers could go) exchange pictures and get marriedand then using their new status as married so that they could go to USLadies’ agreement 1920oended picture brides and women being allowed to get passports to go tothe USAsian Indians ExclusionUS relations with Britain and Indiathe “Barred Zone” clause in the 1917 Immigration Acto

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Term
Winter
Professor
ZHAO
Tags
Asian History, Chinese American history, United States federal immigration and nationality legislation, chinese exclusion acts

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