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American Experience | The Chinese Exclusion Act

The Chinese Exclusion Act

The 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens.

Premiere Date: May 29, 2018 | Runtime: 01:51:54

Season 31

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