Chinese Discrimination In American History

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In American history, some of the worst acts of discrimination occurred against the Chinese. In mid-1850s, the China occurred problems about over-population, years of drought, floods, disase, and famine. In America, there was occurring the Gold Rush, agriculture and industry were developing, (and the construction of the transcontinental railway offered many possibilities for employment), that comes from Reading 2 (39). Thus, the large numbers of Chinese flocked to the United States. However, when the U.S. economy was slowing down, people competed severely to get a job. So, there occured discrimination that the Chinese were the victims of racism. In 1882, all Chinese immigrants were denied and the Chinese were suspended from immigration for ten
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