Uncle Sam In The 1850's

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In America during the 1850’s much was happing. The cartoon of Uncle Sam made its first debut in the NY Lantern weekly (National Geographic), Ohio passed notable child and women labor laws and was one of the first states to do this (Ohio, History Central), Massachusetts ruled that all school aged children had to go to school and receive an education (The Commonwealth of Massachusetts) and the first Chinese immigrants arrived at California’s shores (Seager, 49). When the Chinese first arrived at America’s shoreline they were greeted with amiable attitudes and they were “treated with favor” (Wellborn, 49). This was not the case as the immigrants began to settle and more arrived at America’s coast. By 1882 when the first Chinese Exclusion Act
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