Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Geary Act

The Geary Act

Professors Mae Ngai and Josh Blackman explain the nature of the Geary Act, the impact on the Chinese in the late 1800s and its relevance today.

Description

Professors Mae Ngai and Josh Blackman explain the nature of the Geary Act, the impact on the Chinese in the late 1800s and its relevance today.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What was the Geary Act?
  • Explain the impact of the Geary Act on the Chinese during that time as well as its relevance today.

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Commerce Clause
    • Comply
    • Equal Protection Clause
    • Plenary Power
    • Regulate

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil LibertiesU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity