The student protests at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, were that thousands of Chinese citizens demonstrated in favor of a democratic government in 1989. Deng Xiaoping a chinese revolutionary, statesman and paramount leader of the People 's Republic of China in 1978. His actions response to the students protests was horrific because of the many deaths that occurred. Students protests and Deng Xiaoping responses, lack of freedom, their desire for democratic changes and not supporting. Student protests was a movement for the lack of freedom.
The first Chinese immigrant was during the nineteenth century, many people think that this was life changing for the Chinese, but the reality was completely opposite. Thousands of Chinese came over to the US by the Central Coast who hired them to work on the Transcontinental Railroad. The Chinese came over thinking and hoping for a better new life, but it turned out they became laborers working and it was the most unfortunate time for the Chinese immigrants.The Chinese Laborers faced the most difficulties trying to survive and thrive in the west due to dangers and difficulties in work and environment, discrimination, and dangers and difficulties in daily life. The Chinese Laborers faced the most difficulties trying to survive and thrive
It took three years for a 2nd city to install lights in the stadium but finally Macphil brought the light to The Dodgers. Even though the Dodgers finished in 7th, they gained more fans throughout that season. “Although MacPhil had laid out hundreds of thousands of dollars for ballpark improvements, lights, and players, the Dodgers posted and operating deficit of only $11,000, a vast improvement over earlier years” (Tygiel, 104). Eight more teams would trail the success of night games in the two years following boosting attendance and interest in the
This means that if this was the purpose of his trade voyages, then Zheng He succeeded in his mission. However, as mentioned previously, this took a lot of resources and in result, China turned to isolation in the year of 1433 (Beck). Commerce is linked to the building of the Chinese empire because Zheng He, a Chinese Muslim, went out to share gifts to show Chinese superiority. The Chinese also had the capability to build roads and wells for other countries. When other empires saw China’s wealth and power, more than 16 countries gave tribute to the Ming court (Beck).
Other teams around the nation have gotten rid of the symbols that are offensive.According to the Syracuse University archives the athletic teams used to be named after an offensive Native American stereotype called the Orangemen . After decades of criticism the university decided to change it’s name to just simply the Orange. The school rebrand was seen as an attempt to remove the negative and stereotypical depiction of Native Americans . Despite this the school continues to uphold their traditions without the name. Other schools have done the same throughout the nation as well removing their offensive symbols.
Famed Chinese artist Ai Weiwei 's former assistant is making a name of his own. The thirty-something year old artist has created a number of videos and sculptures that reflect on his experiences as an artist in China. His ongoing series entitled Happenings is found on the internet mostly in the form of video stills of Zhao 's being bloodied by someone on the street. The title recalls the whimsical Happenings produced by Allan Kaprow in the 1960s. However it is Zhao 's broken officer sculpture that gained him wider notoriety as an artist in his own right.
By the same token, the Germans weren 't the only foreigners to face issues in the wake of moving to the United States. While working at the mines, Chinese were routinely robbed and were only paid $27 a month while Irish immigrants earned $35 for the same work (Wandrei, n.d.). Many whites likewise started to see the Chinese as crooks, mostly on account of an ascent in the number of Chinese prostitutes. This brought about a progression of laws limiting migration. (Wandrei,
Another major consequence of the Opium Wars and ensuing trade that can be observed in the lives of the Chinese-Americans of The Joy Luck Club is the consumption of the opium itself and how over time it became integrated into Chinese culture. How Opium Made the World Go Round mentions that at first, opium consumption wasn’t a big deal because it was too expensive for recreational use, only being available for the rich. However, in 1818 a cheaper manufacturing process was discovered and by 1839 enough opium for eighteen million Chinese consumers was being imported (Pomeranz 102). Over time, more and more Chinese citizens began to use opium until it became commonplace in Chinese restaurants and by 1900 over forty million were addicted to the
During the Gold Rush in the late 1840s, a vast amount of Chinese immigrants, about 335,000 people, proceeded to the West Coast of the United States. These immigrants faced a great deal of segregation and discrimination from the Americans. In many ways, the Chinese were in difficult situations when it came to retaining lives that they were accustomed to before attempting to live a better life in America. Despite the challenges that were faced by the Chinese immigrants, many managed to maintain a culture similar to their own although it was more of a Chinese culture that was influenced by American customs. In areas, such as the Chinatowns, many Chinese customs still live by their inhabitants.
While a great number of Chinese people immigrated here, about ninety-five percent of them were men. To put that into perspective, San Francisco 's Chinese male population in 1850 was four thousand. The female population was only seven. There were many reasons women could not go to America with the main reason being the Page Law of 1875. This law prevented any woman from entering the United States, unless a wife of a business man due to the stereotype Americans had on Chinese women that they were all prostitutes (Wayne).