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  • Landmark Case Yick Wo v Hopkins The Basic Facts

    Landmark Case Yick Wo v. Hopkins: The Basic Facts

    South Texas College of Law Professor Josh Blackman explains the foundation of this case.

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  • Chinese Immigration in the US in the 19th Century

    Chinese Immigration in the U.S. in the 19th Century

    Columbia Professor Mae Ngai explains why the Chinese were coming to the U.S. during the late 1800s. She also describes the jobs that were available to them and how they were perceived among…

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  • Landmark Supreme Court Case Yick Wo v Hopkins Origin of the Case

    Landmark Supreme Court Case Yick Wo v. Hopkins: Origin of the Case

    Columbia Professor Mae Ngai and South Texas College of Law Professor Josh Blackman explain the origin of this case and how it impacted Lee Yick.

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  • Rep Judy Chu DCA on Congressional Apology to Chinese Americans

    Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) on Congressional Apology to Chinese Americans

    In 2012 Congress issued a formal apology to Chinese Americans for their struggles in immigrating to the U.S. in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) sponsored the…

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  • Landmark Case Yick Wo v Hopkins The 14th Amendment

    Landmark Case Yick Wo v. Hopkins: The 14th Amendment

    Columbia Professor Mae Nga explains the significance of this case as it relates to the 14th Amendment.

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  • Landmark Supreme Court Case Yick Wo v Hopkins Significance

    Landmark Supreme Court Case Yick Wo v. Hopkins: Significance

    Professor Josh Blackman explains the significance of this case as one that tested the power of the state to deprive someone of a property interest.

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  • Chinese Exclusion Laws

    Chinese Exclusion Laws

    Josh Blackman, South Texas College of Law Professor, explains the purpose of these laws.

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  • Angel Island

    Angel Island

    Palma You, Gallery Coordinator at the Chinese Historical Society of America, describes what life was like for Chinese immigrants when they arrived on Angel Island in California.

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  • Landmark Supreme Court Case Yick Wo v Hopkins The Decision

    Landmark Supreme Court Case Yick Wo v. Hopkins: The Decision

    Professor Josh Blackman talks about the key points that were recognized in this case and the significance of the Supreme Court's decision.

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  • The Burlingame Treaty

    The Burlingame Treaty

    Professors Mae Ngai and Josh Blackman explain this treaty between the U.S. and China and how it relates to the Yick Wo v. Hopkins Supreme Court case.

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  • Kennedy on Importance of Yick Wo Case

    Kennedy on Importance of Yick Wo Case

    Kennedy on Importance of Yick Wo Case

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  • 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.

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  • The Magnuson Act

    The Magnuson Act

    Professor Mae Ngai explains the parameters of the Magnuson Act and how it affected the Chinese.

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