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Unformatted text preview: Jim crow laws Jim Crow entertainment Minstrel shows 1828- white man performs in blackface as Jim Crow character Weel about and turn about and do jis so. Ebry time I weel about and jump Jim Crow.- Jump Jim Crow lyrics Immigration and Exclusion 1790- naturalization law confers citizenship to free white persons Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882 Coolies Immigration Act of 1924 Defined whiteness with strict quotas for national origins 1941: Japanese navy attacks Pearl Harbor Army general on Japanese-Americans: I dont want any of them here. They are a dangerous element. It makes no difference whether he is an American citizen, he is still Japanese. Japanese Internment (1942-1945) Over 100,000 nationals and American citizens Internment in military-style barracks Inadequate plumbing, cots, $0.45/day food rations. Property loss...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course SOCL 2001 taught by Professor Mecom during the Fall '07 term at LSU.
- Fall '07