Pacific Region

Chinese Exclusion Laws

Teaching Activities

  • Have students write scripts and role-play an immigration inspector's interview with new immigrants.
  • Have students draw diagrams of the Chinese village depicted in the interview.
  • Have students locate on a map of China the states and villages depicted in these records.

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