Chinese Immigrants - The Chinese Must Go! The Chinese...

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Chinese Immigrants Chinese Immigrants And U.S. Citizenship And U.S. Citizenship
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Immigration from China Immigration from China 1850-1870: c. 300,000 to U.S. The First Wave: CA Gold Rush The Second Wave Transcontinental Railroad (Central Pacific) Citizenship Status in U.S.? U.S. Naturalization Law, 1790 California Supreme Court, 1854 U.S. Naturalization Law during Recon.
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Reconstruction Tensions Reconstruction Tensions Republicans push for “equality under law” CA Gubernatorial Election, 1867 Democrats win with White Supremacy
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Anti-Chinese Movement Anti-Chinese Movement of the 1870s of the 1870s Economic Downturn in U.S. Workingmen’s Party of California, 1877
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Unformatted text preview: The Chinese Must Go! The Chinese Exclusion Act of The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 1882 1. Prohibited Chinese from entering the U.S. for ten years (renewable) 2. No Naturalization for Chinese 3. Chinese in U.S. could return to China, but . . . could not come back to U.S. Significance: First restriction ever placed on any immigrant group in U.S. Chinese in U.S. fight the law Chinese in U.S. fight the law Six cases fight Exclusion Act, 1882-1900 Supreme Court upholds Exclusion Act What about Chinese-American children? U.S. v. Wong Kim Ark (1897) Jus Soli holds per 14 th Amendment...
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