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Unformatted text preview: DOC 1 Lecture Notes 11/10/2010 12:56:00 Discussion Session Fri. 6-7 in Peterson 110 Midterm: date change Monday 10/25 For Wednesday: - reread Ignatiev Construction of Whiteness - racialized when they arrived when they struggled to fight their way to whiteness - intersectionality: identifying differences in gender, race, and class 1845 Irish Potato Famine - starvation - poor Catholic Irish coming to America experienced this 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act - Chinese immigrants excluded from America 1906 SF Earthquake (effects on immigration and citizenship) - fires after earthquake destroyed all records in SF (all documents of illegal Chinese immigrants were destroyed so then Chinese took advantage of that and lied saying they were actually citizens) Progrom - massacre of Jews - link between Jewish and immigrants - drove Jewish immigrants to US!...
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