See Article History Alternative Title: Subsequent amendments to the law prevented Chinese labourers who had left the United States from returning.
How to Write a Summary of an Article? During the late s, The Gilden Age was in full effect.
After the Decade of Crisis, when thousands of settlers came to the West in search of gold, reconstruction began. While many of these temporary settlers left when the Gold Rush was over, some stayed like the Chinese.
Tensions rose between the two groups once the railroad was finished in Americans then passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in which denied all Chinese the right to American citizenship, even those born in the United States.
Americans passed the Chinese Exclusion Act because they resented the competition for work. When approximately 25, Chinese had immigrated to America, about 15, of them were employed by the Central Pacific Railroad.
After the railroad was finished, many Chinese continued to find work elsewhere within the West. After the Fourteenth Amendment was passed, slavery was no longer an issue in all U.
The Chinese argued that their work was fair, hard, and respectable work that had no resemblance to slavery, and demanded a high market price. Americans denied Chinese citizenship and lives in the United States is mere fear of their virtues which were mistaken as vices.
Americans passed the Chinese Exclusion Act because they had stereotypical hatred toward Chinese. Many Americans saw the Chinese as pseudo-men, they were short and small with ponytails. The Chinese were also underestimated and seen as uneducated.
Anti-Chinese Play,The Chinese Must Go, states that a Chinese man thinks white men are foolish for having families and less money for themselves. This document fails to mention that Chinese women were banned from immigrating to the U. Document A also says that a Chinese man reminds Frank B.
In reality, no uneducated man would so boldly denounce their employer for pay, let alone know how much from what month. The Chinese Exclusion Act only made this hatred more apparent. Americans passed the Chinese Exclusion Act because they felt that exclusion was the only protection for the Chinese.
Within one year of the act being passed the Chinese immigration dropped from 40, to 23, Even the Chinese felt the resentment once they were denied any sort of naturalized or natural born citizenship.Chinese Exclusion Act Outlawed Chinese immigration for 10 years and explicitly denied naturalization rights to Chinese in the U.S.
(not allowed to become U.S. citizens) Signed into law by Chester B. Arthur. Our document will be the Chinese Exclusion Act. In , the U.S. government, under pressure from anti-immigrant lobbies in Western states tried to ban immigration from China. The law (extended and made permanent in later legislation) enshrined racial and ethnic discrimination American immigration policy.
Write in your own words. 1. 2. 3. 9. List two things the document tells you about life in the United States at the time the document was written (if a primary source) or the time described in the document (if a secondary source). Be specific.
Write in your own words. 1. 2. The Chinese Exclusion Act only made this hatred more apparent. Americans passed the Chinese Exclusion Act because they felt that exclusion was the only protection for the Chinese.
Within one year of the act being passed the Chinese immigration dropped from 40, to 23, In , The Chinese Exclusion Act banned the immigration of Chinese laborers for 10 years. The population of the Chinese emigrating into the US, decreased from 61, to 14, Teachers, merchants, students, and visitors were exempt from the act.
Chinese Immigration and the Chinese in the United States Introduction. such as the Chinese Exclusion Act of and the San Francisco earthquake and fire. They are arranged chronologically by date sent. Letters received from the Office of .