Recap: Japanese Migration & the U.S.

Let's Recap What We've Learned

Discuss what you've learned about Japanese migration based on your prior reading and assignment.

Introduction

Reflect on the discussion points below, based on your reading of Case Study: Japanese Migration & the U.S.

Discuss

  1. Describe the early immigration experience of Japanese to the United States. When did they immigrate? What lines of work did they take up, and why?
     

  2. Why did they immigrate? Was their immigration forced or voluntary? What were some important push and pull factors that drove this immigration?
     

  3. What major challenges/hardships and opportunities/successes did they encounter in the United States?
     

  4. What major factors affected their ability to immigrate and/or integrate? Specifically, how did immigration/integration laws and policies affect this immigrant group?

Japanese picture brides being processed after arriving at Angel Island, CA, ca. 1910.

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