By Xiaojian Zhao, Edward J.W. Park Ph.D.
This three-volume paintings represents a number one reference source for Asian American stories that offers scholars, researchers, librarians, academics, and different readers the power to simply find actual, up to date information regarding Asian ethnic teams, historic and modern occasions, vital rules, and remarkable participants. Written through major students of their fields of craftsmanship and experts in assorted professions, the entries commit realization to diversified Asian and Pacific Islander American teams in addition to the jobs of ladies, certain socioeconomic periods, Asian American political and social hobbies, and race family members related to Asian Americans.
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1965 Singapore separates from Malaysia and becomes an independent republic. ) President Lyndon B. Johnson signs a major immigration law on October 3 that abolishes the racially discriminatory quota system and sets a quota maximum of 20,000 for each country, which provides opportunities for family uniﬁcation. A group of young Asian American actors founds the East West Players, the ﬁrst Asian American theater company in the United States. The Filipino American Political Association is established in San Francisco.
The Kingdom of Hawaii produces its ﬁrst constitution, providing a basis for representational government. Eight Chinese are recorded in the Census. 1842 The United States recognizes the Kingdom of Hawaii and sends G. P. Judd (a missionary to Hawaii) as its prime minister to the islands. The growth of the sugar industry in Hawaii will attract great interest from American businessmen. The Treaty of Nanjing (Nanking), signed on August 29, concludes the ﬁrst Opium War between Great Britain and China.
An uprising led by the radical Katipunan in Spanish-occupied Philippines takes place. 1898 The Treaty of Paris concludes the Spanish-American war; the United States acquires the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam. Chinese immigrants win a landmark case, Wong Kim Ark v. United States. S. Supreme Court rules that anyone born in the United States is a citizen and that right cannot be taken away. The Boxer Rebellion (1898–1901), a Chinese nationalist uprising against foreigners and the Qing government begins.