2-21-08 Notes - “A Brief Window Opening It closes” Key...

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Unformatted text preview: “A Brief Window Opening? It closes” Key Concepts • Possibility? • “Period of Favor” • Possibility of inclusion • Parades as a public identity • Presidential birthdays • Statehood Celebrations Key Factors 1. Already growing anti foreignism 2. Border anxienos 3. Nationalisms Jostling 4. Politicized nationalism 5. Southern Crisis out West 6. First Strange Place • Before 1852; 1848-1852 o Public presence in California, United States o A possibility of brief window opening o Mary Roberts Coolidge published a book about Chinese Exclusion in 1907 Chinese experience some kind of public approval- “Period of Favor” Might be overstated Should be “Possibility of Public Inclusion” 1) California officials (governor, senators) Chinese were actively involved in California, took advantage of opportunities, public displays of California identity, national identity Imaginable that Chinese would become part of California, US Chinese marched in public parades while parades were very important...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course AAS 224 taught by Professor Jew during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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2-21-08 Notes - “A Brief Window Opening It closes” Key...

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