19th Century Chinese Immigration

Professor Krystyn Moon talked about anti-immigration laws in the 19th century, focusing on Chinese immigrants. She described how an influx… read more

19th Century Chinese Immigration Professor Krystyn Moon talked about anti-immigration laws in the 19th century, focusing on Chinese immigrants. She described how an influx of Chinese immigrants on the West Coast during the 1800s led to both local and federal legislation attempting to limit or ban immigrants from China. The 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act was the first federal law to target a particular population based on nation of origin. close

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  • Krystyn Moon Associate Professor University of Mary Washington->Department of History and American Studies

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19th Century Chinese Immigration

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Program ID:
424369-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 08, 2017 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2017 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 08, 2017 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2017 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2017 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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