San Francisco and California Pass Anti-Chinese Laws, 1858-1913
The playing field in the U.S. was not level for all immigrant groups. Chinese immigrants in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries faced a host of laws that restricted their freedom to emigrate, earn a living, and follow their native cultural practices. Individuals and organizations challenged these laws through the court system, with some success.
Creator | UC Berkeley Hastings School of Law
Item Type | Laws/Court Cases
Cite This document | UC Berkeley Hastings School of Law, “San Francisco and California Pass Anti-Chinese Laws, 1858-1913,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed April 18, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/870.