- Lib Guide
- Keynote for students and teachers
- Text of both Treaty Regulating Immigration from China (1880) and Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)
- Quick overview with pictures
On the West Coast, Chinese immigrants often faced a hostile environment in the workplace; the California Workingman’s Party formed in 1876 to lobby for limiting Chinese immigration; in 1882 Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, barring Chinese immigrants from entering the country for the next ten years; immigration and discrimination in the United States.