United States History Question of the Day
Anti-immigrant cartoon depicts Uncle
Sam expelling Chinese worker
"Whereas, in the opinion of the
Government of the United States the coming of Chinese laborers to this
country endangers the good order of certain localities within the
territory thereof: Therefore, be it enacted...that from and after the
expiration of ninety days next after the passage of this act, and until
the expiration of ten years next after the passage of this act, the
coming of Chinese laborers to the United States be, and the same is
hereby, suspended; and during such suspension it shall not be lawful
for any Chinese laborer to come, or having so come after the expiration
of said ninety days, to remain within the United States."
The above wording is part of which act of Congress, which was the first
limitation of immigration to the U.S.?
(A) Burlingame Treaty, 1867
(B) Dawes Act, 1877
(C) Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882
(D) Immigration Act, 1891
(E) Johnson-Reed Act, 1924
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