Gyory Andrew Books
Books di Gyory Andrew editi da Univ Of North Carolina Pr
Closing the Gate
edizioni Univ of North Carolina Pr collana Univ of North Carolina Pr (Paperback) , 1998
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, which barred practically all Chinese from American shores for ten years, was the first federal law that banned a group of immigrants solely on the basis of race or nationality. By changing America's traditional policy of open immigration, this landmark legislation set a precedent...