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AS AM Notes - CivilRightsMvt+ImmigrationActof1965 10:05:00

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Civil Rights Mvt + Immigration Act of 1965 09/10/2009 10:05:00  Some democratic theory Sharing sovereignty – importance of determining citizenship o Women  o Native Americans – domestic dependent nations Incorporation to West caused removal  1. convened Christianity 2. exercise private property rights Will they be recognized o Africans American constitution naturalization act o Immigrants not allowed 1. too poor 2. too different that they (immigrants) don’t fit the white-angle/saxon Irish (“suspect whites”) o Free lacks are almost as inappropriate as Irish people [solution of “moving” whites from the West to South] Race and Nation Chinese exclusion in CA 1849-1882 Chinese exclusion Act of 1882 o First race/ethnic discrimination in U.S.
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o Laborers and merchants Vast majority went to SF Size almost doubled (population) Issue: “what is a white man’s republic?” CA had a variety of difficulties to travel there Transcontinental railroad was built by Chinese who after the Whites arrive  were excluded and discriminated against  The principle of exclusion against Asians o Japanese migration and the Gentleman’s Agreement of 1907 Treaty between Japan + U.S. says no Japanese laborers o The Tydings-McDuffie Act of 1934 Filipino independence and Filipino exclusion The Filipino Repatriation Act of 1935 Reading – Chi Chan Ping Certain race based opinions why the Chinese were excluded Closing the Door Immigration Acts of 1917, 1921, 1924 o “an unadultered American race” and the exclusion of “worthless race  types” o idea of Darwinism applied to race life should be ruled by “more” civilized something intrinsic about a race/person that would cause  another to need to rule over o the exclusion of South and East Europeans
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o the national origins system: 2% rule no further migration would change the composition of the U.S. Madison Grant o Passing of the Great Race “if you look at the world undesirable races outnumber desirable  races” o idea to population U.S. with a small part of Northern Europeans  citizens o many stupid Americans actually followed or believed (politicians ) o Asians as non-whites; Asian immigrants would not be allowed to  naturalize into American citizenship until 1952 Because you are not Caucasian  Asiatic Barred Zone No one in Asia is allowed to migrate to the U.S.
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