The Central Pacific railroad hired thousands, but after the line was finished in 1869 they were hounded out of many railroad towns in states such as Wyoming and Nevada.
Most wound up in Chinatowns—areas of large cities which the police largely ignored.
Asian American history is the history of ethnic and racial groups in the United States who are of Asian descent.
Spickard (2007) shows that "'Asian American' was an idea invented in the 1960s to bring together Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino Americans for strategic political purposes.
Indeed, they were the largest population group by 1910, and after 1950 took political control of Hawaii. According to Chan (1996), the historiography of Asians in America falls into four periods.
The 1870s to the 1920s saw partisan debates over curtailing Chinese and Japanese immigration; "Yellow Peril" diatribes battled strong, missionary-based defenses of the immigrants.
Studies written from the 1920s to the 1960s were dominated by social scientists, who focused on issues of assimilation and social organization, as well as the World War II internment camps.
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