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How many Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans are there?
Chinese Americans number 3 million and Japanese Americans are at 700,000
When was the Chinese Exclusion Act passed, and when was it repealed?
The Chinese Exclusion act of 1882 and it was not repealed til 1943
How did the 1965 Immigration Act affect Chinese immigration?
It almost doubled the Chinease population in the USA
What proportion of Chinese Americans serve in management, professional, and related occupations? Is this proportion larger or smaller than the proportion for the general U.S. population?
Half of Chinese Americans serve on management and compared to the usa only a third of the general population.
How do Chinatowns represent a paradox?
The casual tourists sees them as bright in color filled with fun but in reality they are the slums
What are the varieties of social organizations found in Chinatowns?
social organizations or clans or tsu are the beneveloent assissan or hui kuan and the secert socities or the tongs
What are some examples of social problems found in Chinatowns?
Chinese Americans are doing well but a significant group is doing poorly
Historically, in the nineteenth century, why did Chinatowns originally develop?
Because the Chinease had no where else to settle
Why did only a few Japanese immigrate to the U.S. before 1885?
Because Japs prohibbetted emigration
What are the four generations of Japanese Americans in the U.S.?
The Issei, the Nisei, the Sansei, and the Yonsei
What was the significance of Executive Order 9066
- It defined strategic military areas in the US and authorized the removal from
- those areas of any people considered threats to national security.”
What caused the end of the World War II evacuation and internment of Japanese Americans
Afterhearing Mitsuye Endo v. US the Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional.
How do the educational attainment and the family earnings of Japanese Americans compare to those of Whites?
It is higher than whites
What are some examples of ways in which Chinese and Japanese Americans suffer prejudice and discrimination?
They are not us and we call them chinks and japs and squint eyes
How many Jews live in the U.S.? What percentage of the world’s Jewish population does this figure represent? Jewish Americans represent what percent of the total U.S. population?
- US has the second largest Jewish population. 5.3 million Jews account of 39
- percent of the world’s Jewish population. Only 2 percent live in the US
When were all Jews expelled from Spain
When did the greatest migration of Jews to the U.S. occur
How might one explain the origins of anti-Semitism
- anti-Semites justify their beliefs by pointing to the role of some Jews in the
- crucifixion of Jesus Christ
Between 1933 and 1945, what proportion of Europe’s total Jewish population was killed?8) In what time period in U.S. history do we find the strongest anti-Semitism?
- of Europe’s total Jew population was killed
What proportion of reported religious hate crimes are against Jews?
What is the current situation of Jewish Americans with respect to employment and income, education, and political activity?
- have overcome the barriers to full employment and enjoy high incomes.
What are some trends and issues in the areas family, religion, and cultural heritage which influence the ethnic identity of Jews in the U.S.?
- Jews marry later. The divorce rate is rising. The birthrate is falling.”