Chapter 12 & 13 Study Guide

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Tsu
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Families with common ancestry unite
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Major social problem affecting most Asian immigrants up through the 1940s
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Shortage of Asian women
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Traditional Asian values emphasize
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appropriate behavior, strict control of aggressive or assertive impulses, and a self-conscious concern for conduct in the presence of others
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Chinese were allowed to enter the US after…
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Endo v. US
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Minority response that resulted in Chinatowns
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Segregation
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Asian population largest in the US
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Chinese
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Social Scientist say…
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incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII was US worst mistke
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Filipino immigration has been high since
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1965
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Earlier immigrants were recruited to work in…
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Hawaii
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The greatest number of Korean immigrants have been coming to the US since
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1970
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Indicators of successful Asian- American assimilation
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low poverty rates, high intermarriage, high median family income
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Chinese Exclusion Act
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First time US excluded a total population.
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Hui-Khan
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benevolent associations that help members adjust to a new life
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Tongs of Secret Society
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Formed on the basis of common interest, Tsu
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1913 Alien Land Act
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prohibited anyone who was ineligible from citizenship from owning land and limited leases
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Ilchomase
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1.5 generation
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Kye
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special form of development capital used to subsidize businesses and is not protected by laws or insurance
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Kai-Sha
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Come and work in the US branch offices of Japanese companies for usually 2-3 years

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