Exclusion Act

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Aaron Augustus Sargent - Biography
... author of the first Pacific Railroad Act that was passed in Congress ... Sargent was a noted proponent of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, arguing in Overland Monthly in support of exclusion and for the renewal of the 1882 Exclusion ... The Chinese Exclusion Act was eventually renewed in 1892, and again - indefinitely - in 1902, staying in effect until 1943 ...
Chink - History
... In the United States, the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed, banning Chinese immigration, within a few years after the first recorded use of chink ... racist justifier for the passage of the Exclusion Act ... too, that appeals were submitted to Congress to amend the Exclusion Act ...
United States Immigration Station, Angel Island - History
... to the influx of immigration by instating a series of exclusion acts ... Asian immigration quotas began with the Page Act of 1875, which essentially eliminated standard citizenship rights to the Chinese-Americans, and the Chinese ... The reason this number is so large, even though the 1882 Exclusion Act was renewed in 1892 and 1902, is because in 1924 the Johnson–Reed Act, including the National Origins Act ...

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