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On “The Work of National Expansion in the American West, 1848-1908” Asian American Studies 20A Introduction to the History of Asians in the United States Professor Catherine Ceniza Choy
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A Comparison of Chinese and Japanese Migration to the American West Similarities Sojourners Gam Saan (Gold Mountain; California) dekasegi Laborers Contract laborers in Hawaii In California, harvest laborers and tillers of undeveloped land
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Similarities (Continued) Anti-Asian Hostility and Immigration Restriction - 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act - 1907-1908 Gentleman’s Agreement - 1924 Immigration Act Marginalization in U.S. national culture 1869 photograph at Promontory Point “Chrysanthemums and Salt”
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Differences Japanese migrants lived “between two empires” “Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America” by Eiichiro Azuma (2005) Japanese imperial expansion Colonization of Hokkaido (1869) and Okinawa (1879)
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