What was Chinese immigration like ?
By: Dechanta Lindsey
When did the Chinese start coming to the U.S?
Why did the Chinese start coming to the U.S?
Chinese people came to America looking to get rich and hopes to bring back money to their poor families. Another reason is Chinese people thought America represented freedom to them.
How did Chinese people get to the U.S?
They came on boats and trains to get to the U.S. The most popular place was California that where all the Chinese people would go
What US immigration laws or policies were in effect at the time of the Chinese migration?
How many members of the U.S were there ? How was the Chinese treated in America? Where did the group settle?
- In 2013, 54% percent of the approximately 2.1 Chinese immigrants residing in the United States
- Most Americans did not like the Chinese cause they thought they were too different. At the same time in America there was a whole bunch of white people who did not like other races coming to America.The nickname they gave Chinese was yellow.
- The part where the population of Chinese was most , was in California.