Univ Of North Carolina Pr Books
Books editi da Univ Of North Carolina Pr con argomento Chinese Americans History 19Th Century Chinese Americans California History 19Th Century Chinese Americans Legal Status Laws Etc History 19Th Century
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...