Ethnic Studies Chapter 8

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Shortage of Asian women
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What was a major social problem affecting most Asian immigrants up through the 1940s?
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Good behavior, control of impulses, no PDA, respect for elders.
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What traditional Asian values emphasize?
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1952
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After the Chinese Exclusion Act – when were Chinese allowed to enter the U.S.?
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Segregation and discrimination
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What minority response resulted in the Chinatowns?
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Chinese
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Which Asian population is the largest in the US?
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Worst wartime mistake
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What do social scientists say about the incarceration of the Japanese-Americans during WWII?
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Up. (In Hawaii)
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Since 1965, Filipino immigration has been
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Hawaii Sugar Plantations
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What were some of the jobs held by early Korean immigrants?
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1.1 million in 2000
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When did the greatest number of Korean immigrants come to the U.S.?
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as a group Asian Americans have the highest median family income and lowest poverty rate of all minority groups; Asian immigrants become US citizens; half of all US born Asian Americans had a non-Asian spouse
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What are current indicators of successful Asian-American assimilation?
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Chinese Exclusion Act
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Outlawed Chinese immigration for 10 years and was extended in 10 year increments until 1952.
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TSU
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families with common ancestry
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Hui kuan
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1.5 generation of Korean immigrants.
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Tongs
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Chinese gangs
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1913 Alien Land Act
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as a group Asian Americans have the highest median family income and lowest poverty rate of all minority groups; asian immigrants become US citizens; half of all US born Asian Americans had a non-Asian spouse
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Ilchomose
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1.5 generation of Korean immigrants.
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Kye
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rotating credit association
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Sojourners
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Came to US for few years, made money, went home.
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Kai-sha
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Japs working for Japs in US then go home to parent corporation.
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Sinophobe
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Fear/dislike of China, people, and culture.
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Primogeniture
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state of being the first born child

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