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AsianAmericans1865_1 - Asian Americans Overview Introduction Strangers Racial uniform who is America Racism discrimination exclusion segregation

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Asian Americans Overview Introduction Strangers: Racial uniform: who is America? Racism, discrimination: exclusion, segregation Racial Identity, ethnic identity Peoples’s Club Racial prejudice and discrimination 0. Chinese Exclusion Act 1882 singled out for exclusion 1. National Origins Act 1924 singled out Japanese for exclusion, 0. while allowing entry of 17,853 from Ireland, 5,802 from Italy and 6,524 from Poland as well as supporting formation of family – go back to country and bring wives back on non-quota 1. on the other hand, women excluded China, Japan, Korea and India. 2. Page Law 1875 prohibited prostitutes, but affectively exclude Chinese wives. 3. Naturalization Law of 1790 “only whites could become citizens.” 4. Tydings-McDuffie Act 1935 limited Filipinos to 50 5. Executive Order 9066 – internment of Japanese during WWII, 2/3 of 120,000 were American citizens by birth. No due process or equal protection of the law. Who are Asian Americans
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course AAS 033A taught by Professor Ehabal during the Spring '08 term at San Jose State University .

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AsianAmericans1865_1 - Asian Americans Overview Introduction Strangers Racial uniform who is America Racism discrimination exclusion segregation

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