Upgrade to remove ads
APUSH The Gilded Age
Terms in this set (8)
An anti-foreign feeling that arose in the 1840's and 1850's in response to the influx of Irish and German Catholics.
A policy of favoring native-born individuals over foreign-born ones
it reflected a fear that the united states was being taken over by foreigners. Nativism found a political expression in the American party, aka the Know-Nothing party, which was founded in 1854 on a program of controlling immigration and requiring a longer naturalization period; the party was strongly anti-Catholic.
American protective association
An organization created by nativists in 1887 that campaigned for laws to restrict immigration.
Contract laborious law of 1885
An act to prohibit the importation and migration of foreigners and aliens under contract or agreement to perform labor in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia.
The 1885 Contract Labor Law forbade American individuals or organizations from engaging in labor contracts with individuals prior to their immigration to the United States, and forbade ship captains from transporting immigrants under labor contracts.
Chinese exclusive act
1882 law that prohibited the immigration of Chinese labors. (10 yrs)
Thought Chinese laborers were a threat to order in certain localities.
If people were caught bringing Chinese into the country they would be fined five hundred dollars per head that was brought in and /or imprisoned but not for more then a year.
Vessels could not have Chinese on them (can't leave any of them behind or let them step off the boat)
All Chinese laborers that came in after November 17, 1880 were to be deported.
All the Chinese that were in then U.S. before this date were registered and given certificates that had their names, age, occupation, physical markings on their bodies and more.
(TR) , 1907 Agreement when Japan agreed to curb the number of workers coming to the US and in exchange Roosevelt agreed to allow the wives of the Japenese men already living in the US to join them
Immigration act of 1917
Passed by Congress on February 5, 1917 that restricted the immigration of 'undesirables' from other countries.
Established a three-percent quota system based on the number of foreign-born persons per nationality already living in America at the time of the 1910 census. (admission each year of 170,000 immigrants from the Eastern Hemisphere and 120,000 from the Western Hemisphere)
Also known as the Asiatic Barred Zone Act
Tightened the restrictions on those entering the country, especially from the area of Asia and surrounding countries and those with mental and physical handicaps.
Immigration Act of 1921
1965; Annual allowable quotas for each country of origin were calculated at 3 percent of the total number of foreign-born persons from that country recorded in the 1910 United States Census.
Exceptions to the quotas were made for government official and their families, aliens who were passing through the US or visiting as tourists or temporary workers, immigrants from countries in the Western hemisphere, and minor children of US citizens.
The Quota Act also did not apply to countries with bilateral agreements with the US on immigration, or to countries in the Asiatic Barred Zone
Also known as the Johnson-Reed Act.
Immigration Act of 1824
The legislation identified who could enter as a "non-quota" immigrant; this category included wives and unmarried children (under 18 years of age) of US citizens, residents of the Western hemisphere, religious or academic professionals, and "bona-fide students" under 15 years of age. Those not in any of these categories were referred to as a "quota immigrant" and were subject to annual numerical limitations.
For quota immigrants, the Act stated that preference would be given to family members of US citizens and to immigrants who were skilled in agriculture.
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
APUSH Chapter 10 (The American Pageant)
APUSH Unit 5 Review
Chapter 21 Short Answer
APUSH Chapter 11 & 12 (The American Pageant)
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
History Final - Hong
US Immigration Laws
AS AM 1
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Organic Chemistry I Functional Groups
BSCI106H, Exam 1
AP Human Geography Unit 8