Chinese American Exclusion/Inclusion Summary CAAM Description of Documentary 
Author/Creator Directed by Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu
Publisher Chinese Historical Society of America
Summary The attached document is a summary of U.S. Congressional acts, passed between 1886 and 1903, that actively restricted immigration from China; court cases that challenged these acts; and events that further exacerbated prejudice against the Chinese in the United States.

This information sheet was distributed with the documentary video “Chinese Exclusion Act” which was previewed at CAAMfest2017.

Keywords Chinese exclusion, prejudice
Publish Date March, 2017
Source Documentary shown at the CAAMfest2017 (Center for Asian American Media) festival on March 19, 2017 in San Francisco. 

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