American Experience

The Chinese Exclusion Act

Season 30 Episode 7 | 1h 51m 54s Video has closed captioning.

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

Expires: 05/28/21

Rating: TV-PG

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