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Group 3: Taiwanese

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Group 3: Taiwanese Americans
The People's Republic of China represented mainland China and were part of the Communist Party.
In 1949, Chiang Kai-shek and the rest of the Nationalist Party was forced out of mainland China and into Taiwan.
The Political History of Taiwan & China
The ROC eventually was given a seat on the UN council.
In 1979, PRC was officially given ROC's seat in the United Nations.
In 1971, the seat was revoked from the ROC.
Parcher, Amber. "FP." Remembering the white terror. Democracy lab, 19 oct 2012. Web. 11 Dec 2013. <http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/10/12/remembering_the_white_terror
In 1911, the Qing Dynasty fell & the political powers split in China into two.
The Republic of China, ran by Chiang Kai-shek, was also known as the Nationalist Party.
Push Factors to US
Taiwan is under political repression in 1949
Matial Law is known as the White Terror
Begin in 1949-1987
228 incident
Why Taiwanese left home?
Limited Opportunities
Lack of Education
Why U.S?
Pull Factors to US
In 1952, the
Immigration and Nationality Act

-removal of ban on Chinese Immigrants
-allowed continued national origins quotas
In 1965, the
Immigration and Naturalization Act

-visas of 170,000 per year
Serena Yi-Ying, Lin. "US in force." Taiwanese Immigrants in the United States. Migration Policy Institute, n.d. Web. 11 Dec 2013. <http://www.migrationinformation.org/usfocus/display.cfm?ID=790>.
China Taiwan
Immigrate to the United States
Taiwanese left home as students in 1960s and 1970s
228 Incident
Kuomintang (KMT)
Begin in Febrary 27, 1949
Estimated 30,000 deaths
from Asia and west Europe China, Japanese and Dutch
Want independence for more recognition and power
Lack of support from America and the U.N
Threats from China
Little Taipei
Upscale neighborhoods
Tech/engineering job and good education
73.6% higher education attainment rate
66.2% in white collar professions. 65% in management
4.3% unemployment rate
One of the highest year around full time median earnings

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communist state Presidential republic
authoritarian History More freedom
8% poverty rate Origin 0.95% poverty rate
41 on Gini Index Gene 33 on Gini Index
Mixture of many cultures Location Mostly influenced by
In Taiwan:
Public schools until 1968
In US:
More services
Public schools
Job Opportunities
Taiwanese Men & Taiwanese Women
In US:
Stress of:
moving to a new country
culture that emphasize on job and educaion
lost of potential careers
lost of family and friends
lost of supporting community
Rasing children in a brand new environment
Disapproval from traditional family
Alcohol and tobacco use as stress relief

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