What Makes America Exceptional

What Makes America Exceptional by Ted Gong (first released in 9/2/2015) Love him or hate him, call him a frank-talking politician or a narcissistic celebrity, Donald Trump has pushed the immigration debate to its fringes.  And, Republican rivals, scrambling to be on his right, mean that extreme ideas will carry into the general elections.  Foremost among the extremely bad ideas is eliminating birthright citizenship. Though guaranteed under the 14th Amendment, critics believe a Supreme Court decision could overturn the guarantee.  To test the Court’s position,…

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Resources

The Experience of Chinese in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries Becoming American:  The Chinese Experience Harpers Weekly:  The Chinese-American Experience, 1857-1892 Library of Congress:  The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 National Archives:  Federal Agencies' Enforcement of the Chinese Exclusion Laws National Archives:  Records of Chinese Persons Passing Through San Francisco and Honolulu During the Chinese Exclusion Period Anti-Chinese Attitudes and Violence Chinese Riot and Massacre:  Rock Springs, September 1885 CINARC:  Anti-Chinese Violence in the Pacific Northwest Harper's Weekly:  Anti-Chinese Riots UC Hastings:  State and…

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Building a Nation — Videos

Videos on Chinese Americans building the American nation   https://youtu.be/xvoMRdyVy0M   Union Pacific honors RR Workers: https://youtu.be/nWAgNI6H2M8   Interviews of descendants: part of the ongoing Stanford University project to find oral stories, documents, artifacts, etc from descendants of Chinese railroad workers: http://vimeo.com/129745934   https://youtu.be/1k0hgEioe1o   https://youtu.be/4Vwd2YIS9wA   https://youtu.be/fWIAv7yTqLE   https://youtu.be/OjTgWREKtIY   https://youtu.be/FDApel0eNIM https://youtu.be/pLfibMHqBDk

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