1 India in South Asia
India was a British colony for a long time. In 1608, the East India Company, powerful business organization consisting of the wealthiest British merchants send their ships to South Asia
to set up trading ports. Ruled by
6. Explain Gentlemen's Agreement, Japanese picture-bride.
Because of Americas fear of the growing Japanese laborer force in the United
States, they tried to stop it with strict regulation/ laws while also excluding the
Japanese from white schools and the
7. Find out how Takaki describes the occupational change in Chinese immigrants.
The change job wise for the Chinese immigrants came in the form of discrimination and prejudice views.
During these times, many Chinese were working in the mining industry; ho
1 A Long History
Asians have had a long history in America. In the 16th century, Filipino sailors worked on Spanish ships and traveled between South and North America, Manila,
and China. Some of them jumped ship in Mexico or the East Coast of the United S
7. Describe Asian Indian men's marriage with Mexican women and cultural
identity of their children.
Asian Indian men were considered very isolated when they came over to
America. One reason being that they had a low probability of bringing their wives
3. Discuss what caused Asian labor migration to Hawaii and California.
When the discussion of why Asians migrated to Hawaii and California for labor,
one must understand that both locations were lacking in the labor force scheme of
things. Also, one must
4. What was their attitude towards Japanese Americans?
The Japanese Americans during World War II were discriminated upon and were the target of
endless ruthless violence. They first had to move from their homes and lively hood because of President
4. How did U.S. Navy's recruitment of sailors from the Philippines relate to
Because of the Pilipino sailors efforts to fend off the Japanese invaders
during World War II, the United States saw and recognized their valiant and brave
4. Discuss why Asians were called "strangers"?
Asians are foremost strangers because of the following appearances: yellow skin, black hair, brown
eyes. Like Georg Simmel says, Asians bring qualities that are not indigenous. Going on, Asians are
1. Describe traditional Korean society.
There were four major social classes that made up the traditional Korean
society. The society was pretty stable as it lasted from 1392 to 1910. The society
was ruled by the Yi Dynasty as its governing body. Korean s
5. Discuss how Salvador Roldan married his white fiance.
Salvador Roldan was affected when California passed an anti-miscegenation
law in 1872. This law didnt allow blacks and whites to marry each other. This law
also included Mongolians in 1906. Salvador