Chinese Exclusion Act

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Between the years of 1860 and 1960, there was a massive income of immigrants to the United States. These immigrants we a huge chunk of the labor population and there fore were the backbones of our labor supply. We surely owe them many thanks because they helped to build the U.S. we are in today. Immigrants come to America to get every kind of freedom and have a job so they can make more money to …

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…towards the Chinese. The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was the first significant law limiting immigrants from entering America. This Act stayed in law intil 1943 however, many other laws were created in order to calm down worker demands and maintain peace among laborers. This shows that any law will be created to ease the pain of Americans even if it costs to hurt immigrants. But if America was built on immigrants, who are we really hurting?