Includes bibliographical references (pages 46) and index.
Gold Mountain -- Growing mistrust -- Life under the act -- The act's legacy -- Fast facts -- Stop and think.
"In the late 1800s, racial tensions between white and Chinese Americans were high. The US government passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882. This act restricted immigration from China.The Chinese Exclusion Act and Its Relevance Today explores this act's effects and its influence on modern immigration laws. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index."-- Provided by publisher.