Asian Am 10W Midterm Essay - Context for migration imperialism Chinese Japanese Reception in US(Early Late Treaty of Nanking(European Imperialism Opium

Asian Am 10W Midterm Essay - Context for migration...

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Context for migration / imperialism Reception in US (Early / Late) Exclusion (Impact) Reaction / Challenge Chinese Treaty of Nanking (European Imperialism) Opium Wars Political unrest of Qing dynasty (Taiping Rebellion 1850-1864) Chain migration Capitalist Demand for cheap labor (Labor Recruitment) (Central Pacific Railroad 1868) Chinese portrayed as threat to white labor, white women, and American society; prostitution “Yellow Peril” image Discrimination (Irish labor strikes (Central Pacific Railroad) Angel Island Afong Moy Chinese coolies Page Law 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act Scott Act 1888 Geary Act 1892 Extension Act of 1904 Immigration Act of 1924 Wong Kim Ark vs United States (Scott’s Act) Yick Wo v Hopkins Paper Sons and Daughters (Derivative citizenship people born to U.S citizens automatically granted U.S citizenship) Chinese Ladies Garment Workers Union / National Dollar Store Strike Japanese Meiji restoration (Economics) Picture Brides US Commodore Matthew Perry (Convention / Treaty of Kanagawa) Recruitment on Sugar Plantations after 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act (recruitment of families) Yellow peril (threat of Japan) Asiatic Exclusion League California Alien Land Law of 1913

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