Chinese Discrimination In America

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As the foreigners, the Chinese first avoided the interaction with the Americans, while suffering various ways of discrimination. The Chinese that worked in gold fields brought their own method for mining of gold to the United States, which improved their efficiency a lot . This caught the local Americans’ attention. Some landowners and merchants preferred Chinese coolie, which means ‘kidnapped, enslaved, or indentured servants’, and they started to employ more Chinese than the Americans. The immediate loss of job and financial support pissed the American citizens off. The irritated Americans used violent and overbearing ways to attack the Chinese, both physically and legislatively. In 1852, the California government passed a state law that
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