Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, 1st Edition

  • John Soennichsen
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  • ISBN-10: 0313379475
  • ISBN-13: 9780313379475
  • DDC: 305.895
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 179 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Traces the evolution of the CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT OF 1882, including the history of Chinese immigration to the United States, the factors that served to increase their populations here, and the subsequent efforts to limit further immigration and encourage the departure of the Chinese already in America.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Landmarks of the American Mosaic.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Chronology of Significant Events in Chinese-American History.
2: Events Leading Up to the Earliest Chinese Immigration to America.
3: Chinese in the California Gold Rush.
4: Building an American Dream.
5: The Transition Period.
6: Governor Bigler and the “Coolie” Problem.
7: The Panic of 1873.
8: Denis Kearney and the Anti-Chinese Movement.
9: Events Preceding the Exclusion Act.
10: The 1882 Exclusion Act.
11: Revision, Expansion, and Repeal.
12: Conclusion What We Can Learn from the Exclusion Act.
13: Biographies of Key Figures.
14: Primary Source Documents.
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Author.