Unformatted text preview: o Churches grew to serve more social functions than just a place of worship Became an important place for youth groups -Japanese quickly adopted Western style o Hoped that rapid assimilation would prevent them from receiving same Chinese treatment Unfortunately, Japanese were still discriminated against o Leaders, including Woodrow Wilson, argued against Japanese assimilability -Japanese students in U.S were held back due to poor English Skills o Results in older Japanese girls next to young white girls <Goals of the Anti – Japanese Movement> 1. Cancellation of the Gentleman’s Agreement. More rigorous exclusion of Japanese immigrants 2. Exclusion of “Picture brides” 3. Maintaining the bar against naturalization 4. Amending the Constitution to deny citizenship to American – born Asians a. All but 1 (last goal) were passed...
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- Fall '08
- Woodrow Wilson, largest Japanese organizations, assimilability Japanese students, older Japanese girls, Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Association of America