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Unformatted text preview: Johnson Reed Act of 1924 TIMELINE 1790: Congress restricted citizenship to “white persons”. They become an important legistlative that decide who can become a citizen and who cant 1857: Dred Scott Case: He moved from a slave state to a free state. OUTCOME: He couldn’t become a citizen 1861-1865: US Civil War 1865-1920:immigration trends shifted from Western Europe (Great Britain, Germany, Netherlands) to Southern and Eastern Europe (Italy, Poland, the Balkan states). This trend alarmed and threatened the OG Protestant Americans 1913: Alien land law in CA; Farmers were disenfranchised because of their citizenship 1924-1952: people ineligible for citizenship couldn’t enter US. (Native Americans weren’t allowed to become citizenships in the US. 1931: women who married men ineligible for citizenship couldn’t naturalize women who married those men anyways were stripped of citizenship...
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course ETHN 1B ETHN 1B taught by Professor V during the Winter '10 term at UCSD.
- Winter '10