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ASAM1 Final Exam Preparation Fall 2017 The final exam will take place on Wed., Dec. 13, from 8:00-11:00am in the lecture hall. The exam will include three parts: multiple choice questions (40*1=40%); identifications (4*5=20%); and essay questions (2*20=40%). The following sample questions are designed to help you prepare for the exam, especially identifications and essay questions. Multiple choice questions are not included. Please arrive at 7:50am and bring a scantron. Identification For identification, you are expected to define the term in historical context. Time, content, and historical significance relevant to Asian American history should be included. Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act Magnuson Act in 1943. Allowed Chinese immigration for the first time since the Chinese Exclusion Act. Also, some Chinese immigrants could become naturalized. This was 2 years after China became an ally to the U.S. in WWII. However, there was a very small quota for new immigrants. Source: Japanese American Citizens League Formed in 1929 from existing Japanese American organizations and became the largest one of its kind in the U.S. It lobbied for legislation to benefit Japanese Americans (regarding interracial marriage, segregation, immigration, etc.), and encouraged them to become more politically after. It was criticized for not using its influence to fight against incarceration of Japanese Americans and helping the U.S. identify people who were disloyal. However, JACL helped pass the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 (which gave reparations for this). It still exists today. Source: Chinese Rosie the Riveters During the war, the U.S. had an extreme labor shortage, and there were more opportunities for women. Chinese women
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