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Unformatted text preview: The Early Turn Key Combination of Factors 1. Already existing Anti Foreign sentiment 2. Insecure Conquest 1846-1850s 3. Jostling Nationalisms 4. Political form to anti foreignism a. The Know Nothing Party 5. Southern influences (Slave holding) 6. First Strange Place Key Figure Governor John Bigler April 23, 1852 o Formal Start Anticipation takes the form of cut-throat competition in Northern, Central California o Racialized form; extralegal violence- people taking the law in their own hands Local violence in mining districts o Early legal forms- April 18 th , 1852 Committee on mines and mining industry of California state legislature Governor John Bigler- There is a threat to the mining industry in California in vast number of the Asiatic races A large expense in the Pacific becomes an anticipation, threat, to California because people are inhabiting islands Already existing Anti foreign sentiment o Seems to start off as a general anti foreign sentiment Not only to Asians, but to people from Europe, Africa...
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