Week9RaceInequality

Week9RaceInequality - Race Inequality Week 9 Contemporary...

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    Week 9 Contemporary Issues 
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    Remarks on the Film Remarks on the Film Snow Falling on Cedars Snow Falling on Cedars   (Directed by Scott Hicks; Universal Pictures 2000) Love and its Meaning Shaped by Historical, Social,  and Political Forces Discrimination 
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    History of Japanese Immigration to the US History of Japanese Immigration to the US Push from Japan Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism took a toll on the  Large Peasant Class Primogeniture Avoiding the Draft (Russo-Japan War) Students  Pull to the US Labor Shortage Railroad, Construction, Mining, Fishing Industries,  Agriculture--Hawaiian Sugar Plantations Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)
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    History of Japanese Immigration to the US History of Japanese Immigration to the US  Cont… 55 Japanese in US (1870 Census) 2,038 (1890 Census) 1908 Gentlemen’s Agreement Motivated by Anti-Japanese Sentiment  (althought they made up  only 1% of the population, fear emerged post Japan-Russo War) the US Alternative to an Exclusion Act as in the Chinese Case Japan Agreed to Eliminate New Immigration to the US to Join Japanese Migrants Already Residing in the US Also Desegregated Schools Hawaii was still a US Territory--migration continued  until 1924
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    FDR’s Executive Order 9066 FDR’s Executive Order 9066 Forced Removal and Internment Forced Removal and Internment
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