Shaquanda Goodwin

When the group came to United States . In 1850 Chinese immigrants move to the western region of the united states .

contributions .

The construction of the western portion of the first transcontinental railroad, as well as subsequent western railroads in the late 1800s, relied mostly on Chinese immigrants. They comprised more than 90 percent of the total labor force. During this era, Chinese immigrants, mostly men, took on jobs as launderers, cooks and child-care providers in newly established frontier communities and made hefty contributions to business and agricultural sectors in the West.


Chinese immigrants came to the untied states looking for temporary work low skills job such as manual labor or mining . They arrived in american to bring back hope to their poor family .

jobs the group found supplied labor for Americas growth industry , they worked in wool mills and cigar , shoe , and garment industries 25 occupations in all .

Where the group settled

The Chinese immigrants settled mostly in California and states west of rocky mountain

How many members came to the united states

300,000 members came to the united states

Influence the group had on their homeland

they were employed and made more for their household family

How the group got to United States

The Chinese immigrants traveled across pacific ocean to the united states