Chapter Reflection Questions: Takaki: Chapter 8: What pulled the first Chinese immigrants to California and what legal measures were created to push them out? What areas of employment did the Chinese occupy after the gold mines? What strategies did the Chinese use to resist intense discrimination?
Chapter 9: What happened to the Lakota Sioux at Wounded Knee in South Dakota? What was Francis Walker’s vision oflife for Indians? What was the vision of liberal reformers? What did the Burke Act do? What did the Supreme Court decide in the Lone Wolf decision of 1903? How did the forced reduction of sheep herding under the New Deal affect the Navajo people?
Chapter 10: Explain why more Japanese women immigrated to the U.S. than Chinese women. Why did labor contractors in Hawaii recruit an ethnicallly diverse labor force? What strategies did the labor contractors use to create a divided labor force? Explain the Alien Land Law of 1913.