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

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Context for migration / imperialismReception in US (Early / Late)Exclusion (Impact)Reaction / ChallengeChineseTreaty of Nanking (EuropeanImperialism)Opium WarsPolitical unrest of Qing dynasty (TaipingRebellion 1850-1864)Chain migrationCapitalist Demand for cheap labor(Labor Recruitment) (Central PacificRailroad 1868)Chinese portrayed as threat towhite labor, white women, andAmerican society; prostitution“Yellow Peril” imageDiscrimination (Irish labor strikes(Central Pacific Railroad)Angel IslandAfong MoyChinese cooliesPage Law1882 Chinese ExclusionActScott Act 1888Geary Act 1892Extension Act of 1904Immigration Act of 1924Wong Kim Ark vs UnitedStates (Scott’s Act)Yick Wo v HopkinsPaper Sons and Daughters(Derivative citizenshippeople born to U.S citizensautomatically granted U.Scitizenship)Chinese Ladies GarmentWorkers Union / NationalDollar Store StrikeJapaneseMeiji restoration (Economics)Picture BridesUS Commodore Matthew Perry(Convention / Treaty of Kanagawa)Recruitment on Sugar Plantations after1882 Chinese Exclusion Act(recruitment of families)Yellow peril (threat of Japan)Asiatic Exclusion LeagueCalifornia Alien Land Law of 1913

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History, Opium Wars, Qing Dynasty, Immigration Act, Chinese American history, Asiatic Exclusion League

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