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The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was signed into law on May 6, 1882. Officially titled "An act to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese," the Chinese Exclusion Act prohibited the immigration of Chinese laborers for ten years. It was extended in 1892 for another ten years by the Geary Act and then made permanent in 1902. In 1943, at a time …

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The Chinese Exclusion Act was a United States federal law signed prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. Building on the 1875 Page Act, which banned Chinese women from immigrating to the United States, the Chinese Exclusion Act was the first law implemented to prevent all members of a specific ethnic or national group from immigrating.

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Chinese Exclusion Act, formally Immigration Act of 1882, U.S. federal law that was the first and only major federal legislation to explicitly suspend immigration for a specific nationality. The basic exclusion law prohibited Chinese labourers—defined as “both skilled and unskilled laborers and Chinese employed in mining”—from entering the country.

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“The Chinese Exclusion Act was a United States federal law signed by Chester A. Arthur on May 6, 1882, following revisions made in 1880 to the Burlingame Treaty of 1868. Those revisions allowed the U.S. to suspend Chinese immigration, a ban that was intended to last 10 years. " Chinese immigration was welcomed at first in the United States because of the valuable …

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The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 is often seen as the first major law to restrict immigration in the United States. But there is an earlier law that was used to effectively prevent Chinese women

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In 1888, Congress took exclusion even further and passed the Scott Act, which made reentry to the United States after a visit to China impossible, even for long-term legal residents. The Chinese Government considered this act a direct insult, but was unable to prevent its passage. In 1892, Congress voted to renew exclusion for ten years in the Geary Act, and in 1902, the …

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The Chinese Exclusion Act was approved on May 6, 1882. It was the first significant law restricting immigration into the United States. In the spring of 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed by Congress and signed by President Chester A. Arthur. This act provided an absolute 10-year moratorium on Chinese labor immigration.

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Asian Exclusion Laws. Filed Under: Essays Tagged With: History. 2 pages, 507 words . here were a very large number of local, state, and federal laws that were specifically aimed at disrupting the flow of Chinese and Japanese immigrants to the United States. Two of the major laws were the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act and the 1907-1908 Gentleman’s Agreement. …

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of the general immigration laws, as free to come and go as the citizens or subjects of any other nation. As the laws are framed, however, it would appear that the purpose was rigidly to exclude persons of the Chinese race in general and to admit only such persons of the race as fall within certain expressly stated exemptions-as if, in other words, exclusion was the rule (364) I44. …

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The Laws, Treaty, and Regulations Relating to the Exclusion of Chinese from the United States [United States] on Amazon.com.au. *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. The Laws, Treaty, and Regulations Relating to the Exclusion of Chinese from the United States

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The laws, treaty, and regulations relating to the exclusion of Chinese from the United States. 165 Want to read; 19 Currently reading; Published 1903 by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington. Written in English Places: United States. Subjects: Chinese -- United States, Emigration and immigration law -- United States

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Like many of the exhibit’s two hundred artifacts, images, and documents, the ersatz Low family portrait conveys the tremendous hardships that Chinese exclusion laws and quotas, from 1882 to 1965, created for Chinese immigrants. At the same time, the make-do inventiveness of the Lows’ photo illustrates the exhibition’s most salient theme: the resilience of Chinese …

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About the Chinese Exclusion Act Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files Related Microfilm Publications - Search Online About the Chinese Exclusion Act The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was a federal law that prohibited the immigration of Chinese laborers for 10 years. The law was extended for another 10 years by the Geary Act of 1892. In 1902, the …

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This article examines the structural contradictions underlying the difficulties of implementing the Chinese exclusion laws first enacted by the US Congress in 1882. I argue that these contradictions were grounded in the material and ideological conditions of the period, were reproduced in the unwieldy logic of the exclusion laws, and emerged as unresolvable …

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Building on the earlier Page Act of 1875, which banned Chinese women from migrating to the United States, the Chinese Exclusion Act was the first – and remains the only – law to have been implemented to prevent all members of a specific ethnic or national group from immigrating to the United States.

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Sen. John F. Miller of California, a proponent of the Chinese Exclusion Act, argued that the Chinese workers were “machine-like…of obtuse nerve, but little affected by heat or cold, wiry, sinewy, with muscles of iron.”

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