Chinese Laborers Against Racial Discrimination

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Although both Chinese and Japanese laborers were deemed as aliens ineligible for citizenship and were segregated from white people in schools, Japanese laborers experienced more aggressive racial discrimination than Chinese laborers in which Chinese laborers were prided on their work ethic and virtues and Japanese laborers were mistreated and distrusted. However, in order to fight against racial discrimination, Chinese laborers went on strikes for wage increases and Japanese laborers practiced ethnic solidarity through agriculture.

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