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Chinese Exclusion Act

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katlynn young

on 20 February 2014

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Transcript of Chinese Exclusion Act

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They did Not care about Them
What caused the Act
The Chinese Act all started because in 1882 the Chinese were hated enough to be banned from immigrating; which caused the act.
How people were Treated
They suffered racial discrimination
Laboring non stop
Never treated equally
Beat for no reasoning
What is the Chinese Exclusion Act
This was an act/law that was approved on May 6,1882 and signed by President Chester. This law banded Chinese immigration and laboring.

This was the first significant law in the United States restricting immigration.
Chinese Exclusion Act
By: Katlynn Young

Basic Facts
Chinese immigrants became scapegoats for economic hardships because of their race and culture.

Most people compare the chinese immigration to slavery.

The act was initially intended to last for 10 years, but was renewed in 1892 and made permanent in 1902. It was finally repealed by the Magnuson Act on December 17, 1943.
This is a video that I wanted to show to tell how many people may have felt during the the Chinese Exclusion Act.
These are pictures of places where the act took place and how people were treated.
Women had to sit here for hours.
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