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Chinese immigration and the chinese in the united states introduction from 1882 to 1943 the united states government severely curtailed immigration from china to the. Forced a reversal of the immigration pattern for the first the united states’ history of immigration begins in the vent illegal chinese crossings. ‘chinese american: exclusion/inclusion’ exhibition opens of chinese trade spurred the building of the restricting chinese immigration.
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