Week 1 Chinese Immigration Quiz
The early waves of Chinese migrants to the United States came from southern China
a. their local elites were eager to sell peasants into coolie labor contractors.
b. their connections with foreign
Study Guide Week 8
1. Few Southeast Asians in the United States before 1975, why? What were the roles of the United
States in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War?
In1975, very few southeast Asians come as refugee. After 1975, lots of refugees
ASAM 1 Study Guide Week 1 Questions:
1. What were the push factors that lead Chinese to emigrate in the 19th century? What
historical events facilitated their early migrations?
Internal factors: Taiping Rebellion (18501864), Punti-hakka ethnic feuds
1. Asked whether they would swear unqualified allegiance to the United States of
America, some issei internees found it impossible to answer yes because
A. they were by law ineligible for U.S. citizenship and therefore had to maintain their
1. Which response best describes why the United States did not pass an Indian
exclusion law in the same manner that excluded Chinese?
a. The United States needed the cheap Indian labor.
b. The United States did not want to offend the British government.
Week 2 Quiz Japanese Immigation
1. Who was Robert Irwin?
a. An American who had close relations with the Korean royal family.
b. An American who had close relations with the Korean royal family.
c. An American who brought Koreans to Hawaii as contract lab
A. Write an essay on the impact of World War II on Japanese American Americans.
In the essay, please explain 1) What happened to Japanese Americans during
World War II? 2) How the internment experience changed the lives of Japanese
Study Guide Week 5-6
1. How did the internment experience impact the lives of Japanese American men,
women, and their children in different ways?
Family structure: people no longer stay with families, they stay with workmates
Issei men: demoral
Study Guide Week 7
1. What are the main differences between Chinese war brides and war brides from
Japan, Korea, and the Philippines?
Chinese exclusion was the first to repealed within Asian immigrant groups in
1943, so Chinese war brides were
Week 9 Study Guide
1. How did the refugee experience affect the adjustment of Southeast Asian refugees into new
lives in the United States, according to Sucheng Chans book? What made the 1.5 generation
of Vietnamese American most unique?
Study guide week 4
1. What are the main contributions of the Asian immigrant labor to mainstream American
labor unions? How important it is for Asian workers to join the mainstream American
American Federation of Labor was powerful politi
Study guide week 3
1. How did racism become legalized in the United States? Why did racism and racist theories
about Asians become so widely accepted by Americans in the late 19th and early 20th
With the pass of Page Law.
Americans afraid Asi
ASAM Study Guide Week 2
1. What were the push factors that led Japanese to emigrate in the 19th century? What
historical events facilitated their migrations?
Internal factors: Tokuagawa (16001868) isolated japan from foreign countries,