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    Chinese Influences on America through Cuisine Since the 20th century‚ Chinese food has had an influence on American cuisine‚ with over 40‚000 Chinese restaurants across the country. There are more Chinese restaurants in America than all of the McDonald’s‚ Burger Kings‚ and KFC’s combined! The Chinese have taken over the American food kingdom. The history of Chinese food started in the 1800s‚ when the Chinese came over to the United States during the Gold Rush. But the Chinese

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    Chinese Immigration

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    Michael Gillaspie American History Ms. Rankin 15 December 2003 Chinese Immigration In many aspects‚ the motivations for the Chinese to come to the United States are similar to those of most immigrants. Some came to "The Gold Mountain‚" and others came to the United States to seek better economic opportunity. Yet there were others that were compelled to leave China either as contract laborers or refugees. The Chinese brought with them their language‚ culture‚ social institutions‚ and customs

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    Chinese Americans tend to keep their separate identity In the United States‚ there are multiple hyphenated Americans groups‚ such as African- American‚ Asian- American‚ Irish- American‚ and Indian- American. People hold American nationality‚ but have a foreign birth or origins tend to identify themselves in some term of Hyphenated Americans. It means that they are not only Americans‚ but also involve in different ethnicity‚ religion‚ language‚ and culture. Chinese- Americans comprises the largest

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    Like past immigrants who came from Germany‚ Ireland and other places around the world. Chinese people in America faced many challenges when migrating. They felt like outcasts. Some experiences for the Chinese were in racist encounters and the feeling the way that Nazli Kibra felt when she came to America. She had always thought of herself as an American when she thought of herself as “the American kid on the block‚” (Source F) until she went to school and she felt outcast and that “Whites think

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    between Chinese and American‚ how they were being treated unequally when their first arrival‚ what kind of the discrimination law they have suffers‚ and how their next generation‚ the native-born view’s the previous generation. Nowadays‚ many of these about Chinese American experiences and stories have put into a film to show people. In the class‚ we have watched four films‚ “Hollywood Chinese‚” “The Joy Luck Club‚” and “The Gua Sha Treatment‚” these focusing on the interpretation of Chinese American

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    worrying about white privilege and the impact of oppression and racial issues in American like for instance problem with the classiest‚ poverty‚ and white privilege that continue to exist between white American and Chinese American. Another reason for the people to have anxiety about white privilege and the impact of oppression and racial issues in American like for instance‚ Chinese American is suffering racism from white American for being treats in economic and job opportunity. There is also an important

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    American Born Chinese

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    The book American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang is a book that shows that you are who you are; you can’t be liked by everyone. The Monkey King‚ Danny‚ and Jin all had to deal with this problem of trying to act cool or trying to change their self and who they are‚ just to fit in. First story is Jin Wang son of the Chinese‚ who wants to fit in. He wants to date a blond girl‚ so he decides to perm his hair. He wants‚ and how

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    AmerOscar DeLeon American Born Chinese is a story filled with many different ethical conflicts that relate to one of the different themes in the book. The overall theme of the story is that one should not try to be someone their not for themselves or other people‚ you should be true to one’s self because you are better off that way. Both Jin Wang and The Monkey King were in situations where they change something about them because of what other people thought about them. In the end‚ these changes

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    American Born Chinese- The Need to Belong The book starts out with three seemingly different tales‚ and then merges them all together. In the book American Born Chinese‚ all 3 stories largely reflect about needing‚ or wanting‚ to fit in. The first tale is about the Monkey King who goes to a celestial dinner party‚ but is denied entrance because he is a monkey and does not wear shoes. He then locks himself in his chamber to learn the twelve disciplines of kung fu‚ when he is summoned to the

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    Why did Americans pass the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act? During the late 1800s‚ The Gilden Age was in full effect. After the Decade of Crisis‚ when thousands of settlers came to the West in search of gold‚ reconstruction began. While many of these temporary settlers left when the Gold Rush was over‚ some stayed like the Chinese. They worked on the Transcontinental Railroad‚ more commonly as replacements for fellow Irishmen‚ Germans‚ Englishmen‚ or Italians who were unreliable for miscellaneous reasons

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