History 1302 Lecture February 10

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History 1302 Lecture February 10, 2010 Melting Pot? United or Divided. Natives and Newcomers in the Working Class Chinese Exclusion Act – 1882 Johnson Reed Act – 1924 Early Nativism Building a nation through exclusion Creating illegal immigrants Angel Island Vs. Ellis Island Who immigrates? Why? How? Global Immigration Mexican Immigration and the Railroad Immigration Act of 1917 Assimilation and Americanization Nativism and Eugenics Johnson Reed Act 1924 Johnson Reed Act restricted the number of southern and eastern Europeans from immigrating to America
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Chinese Exclusion and Johnson-Reed Act Defining the American Nation Creating national borders Developing a bureaucratic infrastructure The Chinese Exclusion Act was the first law to exclude citizenship based on race Linking immigration to race and class Nativists were those who wanted to exclude immigrants from coming to the U.S. or if they were already in America they wanted to restrict their rights After the Chinese Exclusion Act there was a creation of border fortification, in
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course HIST 1302W taught by Professor Mathieu during the Spring '10 term at Minnesota.

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