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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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- Fall '07
- chinese immigrants, Irish Potato Famine, poor Catholic Irish, better working condition, share common culture