Push - Push- Pull - There were 5 different groups of Asian...

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Push-Pull - There were 5 different groups of Asian immigrants, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indian, and Filipino, under different circumstances. 1) First, Chinese immigration started in 1850s, the major movement. When southern China was suffering from the political, economical instability due to the weakness of Qing dynasty, north- west America was colonized during the CA gold-rush. The major event that triggered the Chinese immigration to U.S was Opium War. War occurred because England first imported more products such as tea, England started to supply opium to China that increased the export greatly. As a result of victory of England, the treaty of Nanking was concluded; in detail, china had to open 5 ports to foreign comers, guarantee immunity, and allow pay indemnity. Moreover, after 2nd opium war, the treaty of Tientsin resulted ceding more territory and indemnity that caused the immigration. 2)
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2008 for the course EAS 100 taught by Professor Nakamai during the Spring '07 term at Wisconsin.

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