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The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

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Nicole Franco

on 18 April 2013

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China California Presented by
Cindy L, Jessica A., and Nicole F. The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 By 1880, there were 75,000 Chinese Immigrants who came over to the U.S. The Chinese were imported by contractors to work on the First Transcontinental Railroad. Chinese began making up about one tenth of California's population. What is the
Chinese Exclusion
Act of 1882? President
Chester A. Arthur The first significant law restricting immigration into the United States. The first significant Chinese immigration to America began with the California Gold Rush of 1848-1855 U.S. Representative Warren G. Magnuson of Washington and was signed into law on December 17, 1943 in the United States The Magnuson Act also known as the Chinese Exclusion Repeal Act of 1943 Arguments

FOR the Chinese Exclusion
Act of 1882 The Act is will now suspend Chinese immigration for ten years and declare the Chinese as ineligible for naturalization. Especially, "coolies": an Asian slave or manual labourer, particularly from southern China.It is also a contemporary racial slur and

Again in 1902 for an indefinite time period. Article 1
Article 7 Article 5 Article 6 Article 23 Our
Reactions The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on June 18, 2012, formally apologizing for the Act Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), who sponsored the bill in the House of Representatives The Immigration Act of 1965, Article 1 and 7 Article 5 Article 6 Article 23 The Chinese Exclusion Act was extended two times, once in 1892 for an additional 10 years
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