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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State Department Issues
Secretary of State Clinton spoke to reporters about her meeting with the Chinese foreign minister and answered…
Chinese television news coverage of the past year’s major events was shown.
Chinese Stereotypes in the Late 19th Century
Andrew Gyory talked about the origins of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act and how popular culture helped shape negative Chinese…
Chinese television news coverage of major domestic news stories from 2003 was shown.