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Lecture notes 9/21/06 1898-Imperialism and the conquest of the Philippines 1) immigration a) the US was receiving 75% of the world’s immigrants b) 80% of NYC was immigrants c) 75% of Chicago d) 35% of KC 2) 1872-federalization of immigration a) b) 1790-fedreal law only ppl of white descent could go through naturalization, was to prevent immigration of free blacks, this was overturned by the 14 th amendment 3) reasons for the ideas behind it a) growth of urban poverty, underlying racism, deep anti-catholic and anti-Jew idealism>made ppl think of “the good old days” and wanted to limit immigration b) labor wanted to limit immigration, c) corporations wanted free immigration 4) 1882-chinese exclusion act a) US prez James Blaine thought that by supporting this he would get the support of the Irish voters b) Exceptions were merchants and students c) Included a medical examination of immigrants, asked questions to ensure competence i) Was open to the public ii) 1 st and 2 nd
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course HISTORY 124, 124b, taught by Professor Smith, during the Fall '06 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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