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lecture 3 - From 1850-1930 about 1 million emigrated to the...

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From 1850-1930 about 1 million emigrated to the US from China japan Korea Philippines and india 3 circumstances of Asia—US migration o First- gold—chinese o 2 nd - Hawaiian sugar plantations—from japan korea and Philippines o 3 rd - asian Indians—paid their own passage to Canada and the pacific coast China Chinese emigration- begun centuries before euro and Americans became interested in Chinese labor Push factors-particularly in the Guangdong province of China o Ecom change, political upheaval, natural disaster, religious persecution “Opening of China” o Canton hub for foreign trade o Great britian opens china to trade and Christian proselytizing o GB purchased tea, Chinese demanded payment in silver o GB reverse trade balance-imported increasing amts of opium into china Opium came from india o Addiction increases, demand for opium increases, trade balance reverses o England sends navy to China to force China to trade in Opium This then lead to the First Opium War !839-42 China loses o Tready of Nanjing 1842 China opens 5 ports to foreign commerce
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course ASA 001 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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