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Asian. Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882- Culture already set for the Asians and its very traditional and easier to keep. allowed the U.S. to suspend immigration , and Congress acted quickly to implement the suspension of Chinese immigration , a ban that lasted well over 60 years. ensures that theyre would be a small population/wouldn’t grow in size of them in the US compared to white and blacks brought over from slavery. Benefits- they were able to make connections and stay together. Better role models. If one person did something good, they could follow whereas if a black did something it would be dispersed. By having a small pop, it made the idea of rebellion more of a remote opportunity- they couldn’t do it cause even if they all mobilized they couldn’t win. (obedient) They got into the service sector because unions chased them out of mining and railroad work and pushed them into the cities. Forced them into the china towns (kept the communities). urbanization. Now they are in the service sector they wait on other people and reinforces obedient and build upon the stereotype. b/c they were out of the unions they had to reinforce the stereotypes for the tourists. The way they’ve achieved model minority is keeping the capital flow within their community by opening stores and restaurants. Anti-Asian union policies - early 1900’s . . Delegated them to service sector jobs. 1965 Immigration Act - increased the asian immigration rate for first time in 60 yrs.- technically skilled workers, already upper class, educated,They have the cultural capital to help get their kids into that education. Geary Act 1892 - extended the Exclusion act by adding numerous new requirements. It required Chinese Americans to carry an internal passport at all times and stripped them of other rights. Failure to carry was punishable by deportation or hard labor. Japanese Internment- during WWII after Pearl Harbor, Franklin Roosevelt 1942. Authorized military remove Japanese them from homes and took their property. Suspicions of loyalty and were considered security risks to the USA. Foreign Miners Act 1850’s - placed a tax on all foreign gold found in the mines. Dual wage connection- whites get to mine gold and keep their profits. But Asians and Mexicans get to keep their gold at a lower rate. African Segregation- Was legal (Dejure) and is now defacto (has a real social implications but is not by law ex: lychings). Jim Crow Laws (mentioned in working towards whiteness) segregated blacks vs white in schools, ect and limited political power. black oddesy. Brown v Board - 1954 supreme court completely reverses plessy vs fergeson . They say separate is INHERENTLY unequal. . Lynchings- Redlining- inequality by desin, being black and living in the red. Insurance agencies created red lines around neighborhoods that denied ppl apply for loans through the FHA-Confines them into urban ghetto neighborhoods- many more than asn- not comm. . Harder to keep the money in their race. Blacks been here longer and their culture has been more assimilated.
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course SOCIO Soc 1 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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