Discusses various issues associated with immigration to the United States during the early part of the twentieth century including the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Ellis Island, tenements and sweatshops, and the rise of anti-Semitism.
Examines the evolution of the Exclusion Act, looking at the history of Chinese immigration to the United States, the reasons behind the increasing Chinese population, and subsequent attempts to prevent further immigration and encourage Chinese Americans to leave the country.
Describes the experience of Chinese immigrants to the United States in the nineteenth century, their work on the transcontinental railroad, and also discusses the Chinese Exclusion Act, which barred Chinese workers from entering this country.
Chronicles the experiences of the boys sent from China to the United States at the end of the nineteenth century to become familiar with Western ways and bring back their knowledge to the empire, describing how their knowledge influenced their lives, thinking, and their nation's quest to become a world power.
A collection of images and photographs that reflects daily life of Chinese and reveals signs of anti-Chinese feelings resulted from the Chinese Exclusion Act. An overview that explains how low paying jobs led to the prohibition of Chinese immigrants and how this law affected relations between Americans and Chinese.
Among the millions of immigrants to the United States during the last fifty years of the 19th century, none of them received more ill will than the Chinese. Anti-Chinese sentiment grew to such great proportions that Congress enacted the Chinese Exclusion Act.
Site examines the 1880 Chinese Exclusion Treaty and the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. The increased immigration of Chinese laborers led to restrictions placed on immigration by the United States Government.