Immigration - Japanese immigration in 1907… The purpose...

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Immigration As peace came, more and more immigrants came to the USA.  Between 1920-21, some 8000,000 came here, 2/3 of them from  southern and eastern Europe. SO in 1921, they pass the  Emergency Quota Act of 1921 which…Then in 1924 Congress  passed the Immigration Act of 1924…. . Congress had already banned Chinese immigration in 1882 and  TR had negotiated a Gentleman’s agreement that limited 
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Unformatted text preview: Japanese immigration in 1907… The purpose of all of this was to freeze American’s existing racial composition, which was largely northern European… In 1929, Congress would cut immigration to an annual total of 150,000. In 1965, Congress will abolish the national-origins quota system…. ....
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