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12) According to the act, who was restricted from coming into the country (be specific)?
13) What requirements were placed on those Chinese that were already in the country?
Readthis websitethat includes background information on Las Gorras Blancas and thegroup’s “Proclamation of Las Gorras -1890”13) What was their main concern?
14) What actions did they take in their protest efforts?
15) What was the stated purpose of their actions?
16) In the document, they state, “There is a wide difference between New Mexico's ‘law’ and‘justice.’” What do you thinkLas Gorras Blancasmean with this statement?
Section 2: Political and Economic ChallengesFollowing the end of Reconstruction, Congress did little to control political and industrialcorruption of the late 1800s.This led many Americans to question whether democracy waspossible when much of the wealth of the country was concentrated in the hands of a fewpoliticians and corporations.
The most famous of the corrupt political groups of the time was New York City’s powerfulDemocratic political machine,Tammany Hall.It was led byWilliam “Boss” Tweed, whodefrauded this city of millions through his illegal usage of thespoils system.Watchthis video(2:00-6:30) from the History Channel documentary “The Real Gangs ofNew York”1) In the scene from “Gangs of New York”, what does Tweed mean when he tells DiCaprio‘scharacter, “Deliver these folks to the polls and there will be a handsome price for each vote goesTammany’s way”?
2) Why did the immigrants see Tweed as a hero?Why didn’t they care that he was corrupt?

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