The Chinese Immigrants

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"Millions of immigrants entered the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, lured by the promise of a better life. Some of these immigrants sought to escape difficult conditions—such as famine, land shortages, or religious or political persecution. Others, known as “birds of passage,” intended to immigrate temporarily to earn money, and then return to their homelands. One of the immigrant groups that had it the worst was The Chinese. unfortunately they were subjected to horrid interrogation and detention on Angel Island. Nativists pushed for immigration restriction. The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 made it extremely difficult for the Chinese to enter the United States. All these immigrants coming in caused Rapid urban growth;

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