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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/13/11 Compulsory Assimilation Through Dress Chinese Laborers and Native Americans
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2/13/11 An Industrializing West The Homestead Act (1862) and Republican Ideology - East vs. West (evils of urbanization vs. serenity of rural life) - Republican Ideology vs. “Wage Slavery” - Provisions of the Act (men, unmarried women, European
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2/13/11 The
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2/13/11 Native American Conquest and Resistance White Advancement and the Coveting of Large Spaces - No more Native American relocation there - Creation of reservations Conflict with the Sioux - late annuity payments & open threats to take land = 50 white
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2/13/11 McClain, regarding the “Queue Local (not federal) government need to suppress Chinese immigration – it happened based on the local economy Laundering craft guilds a threat to nativist supremacy, and ordinances passed to curtail business success and immigration: (1) fee on laundries not using vehicles, (2) disinter
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2/13/11 McClain, regarding the “Queue
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2/13/11 Native American Assimilation
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2/13/11 Native American
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Unformatted text preview: Assimilation 2/13/11 Native American Assimilation 2/13/11 Questions We have started our class discussing forced assimilation in dress and adornment, using Chinese laborers and Native Americans as examples of groups who have experienced this. • What are the differences in the reasons why the Chinese encountered this experience vis-a-vis the Native Americans? 2/13/11 Student Questions • It seems to me that in order to put a halt on Chinese immigration and success in California, laws were created to cut the Chinese deep based on their cultural beliefs. The queue ordinance in particular, was one of the more ridiculous and insensible laws created just to provide incentive for Chinese people 2/13/11 Student Questions • Does it surprise you that this took place back in the 1800's? Many Chinese prisoners were forced to cut there hair off and filed complaints. Even though they are prisoners, do you think this is morally wrong of the county prison? • The Ho Ah Kow complaint was important because it showed that...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course AMST-A 100 taught by Professor Carter-david during the Spring '10 term at Indiana.

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