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    1850’s, Chinese immigrants began entering California in search of gold and the California dream. They had heard that California was the new frontier, a frontier that would provide them with the opportunity for economic riches. Young and ambitious, many of these Chinese immigrants quickly married in their homeland and set out for the gold rush, promising to return (with wealth). Likewise, in the 1880s, when the state of California was undergoing rapid economic transformation, Japanese immigrants — just

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    Chinese immigrants faced a difficult time in America. They had to overcome a lot of hardships in order to survive. They had to overcome poverty in their country to get here while still facing cheap wages when working here. They got payed little to work in harsh environments that most Americans were to afraid to. Some Chinese were also stealing some of the Americans jobs which led to a lot of people hating them. The Chinese overcame poverty, harsh conditions, and racism to survive in America

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    In 1850s, Australian Gold rush attracted many Chinese immigrants to move to Australia as gold miners. However, Australian did not accept Chinese in their community. One of the most efficient methods for reducing Chinese immigrant was introducing new policy called ‘White Australian Policy’ in 1949. Kamp (2013) stated that this policy restricted Asian immigrants to migrate to Australia and established racism ideologies. According to Gao (2011), in the next three decades around 1972, after Whitlam government

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    A. Thesis Statement A discussion of life experiences of the Chinese immigrants during the Australian gold rushes. B. Introduction The gold rush period was a period of time when gold was discovered in Australia. The gold rush contributed significantly and played a critical role in the Australian economy during the period. In addition, it attracted many foreigners to come to Australia in order to join the gold rush during the nineteenth century. These foreigners came to seek gold in order to pursue

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    Attitudes of Chinese Immigrants in the U.S. Attitudes about personal interest and career choices are influenced by a person‘s culture and age. “I want to be a pilot.” “I want to a lawyer.” Younger generations always decide their interest and what they want to do as their career based on their own benefit. Observing from the past in the U.S., very limited opportunity is offered to the Chinese immigrants. They might consider if they can do it, in stead of if they want to do it or not. Regardless

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    Chinese Immigrants in America

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    After the first wave of Chinese immigrants arrived in the United States in the early 1840s during the California Gold Rush, many Chinese people continued to travel across the Pacific, escaping poor conditions in China with hopes and ambitions for a better life in America. Many more Chinese immigrants began arriving into the 1860s on the Pacific coast for work in other areas such as the railroad industry. The immigrants noticed an increasing demand for their labor because of their readiness to work

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    Chinese were flooding into America quite literally by the boatload through one of America's largest states, California. The Chinese immigrants were discriminated against by the white men of America. The Chinese came between 1862-1965 because of the open jobs and the Gold Rush. One would think all these hard workers would be good for a young America, but Chinese immigrants were taking the jobs of Americans, particularly in the mining and railroad industries. According to Daniel Walker Howe, the forty-niners

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    Chinese Immigrants of the Past and Present

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    Chinese immigrants to the United States of America have experienced both setbacks and triumphs in the quest to seek a better life from themselves and their families. First arriving in America in the mid-1800s to seek jobs and escape poor conditions in their home country, the Chinese found work as labors and settled in areas known as Chinatowns (Takaki 181-183). In the early years, these immigrants experienced vast legal racism and sexism as women were forbidden to enter the country and the Chinese

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    During the early 1850s to the late 1990s, Chinese workers started migrating to the U.S in search of the American Dream. The Chinese were the first Asian immigrants to come to the U.S, they first started migrating to the U.S because of the turbulence caused by the opium war. Then more started migrating because of the gold rush. The vast majority of them traveled far and encountered dangerous journeys along their way. In order to escape tyranny, discover wealth during the California gold rush, and

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    Three Contributions Of Chinese Immigrants The Chinese started immigrating to the United States in 1849. They left China in search of a better life. Life in China in the 1800's was very hard. There wasn't enough food, money and the cities were overpopulated. They heard about the United States and believed there was an opportunity to start over again. They hoped to find jobs on the railroad or to strike gold. When they arrived in the United States, life was difficult. Laws were made which discriminated

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