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Asian Americans Chapters 1-2 05:24 Chapter 1 Five Groups of Asian Americans came under 3 different circumstances. o Chinese First to arrive Pushed out by powerful forces at home, attracted by gold in California,  Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, and jobs that developed as  American West developed.  Opponents of the immigration claimed that they came through coolie  trade that brought indentured immigrant laborers from southern China  to Latin American btw 1847 and 1874 Most men who came to North America bought their own tickets. o Japanese, Korean, Filipino Induced by sugar plantation owners who sent agents to recruit workers  by the thousands as sugar plantations grew. Before Hawaii was annexed contract laborers could enter island legally. o Asian Indians Smaller scale as compared to the other countries They paid their own passage to Canada and Pacific Coast and came in 
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