American Experience

The Chinese Exclusion Act: Promo

Preview: Season 30 | 30s

Examine the origin, history and impact of 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.

Aired: 05/29/18

Rating: TV-G

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