"The Chinese Exclusion Act"

1770-11-07 00:00:36

~~ Introduction ~~

Welcome to this timeline on Chinese Exclusion Act. It starts from colonial time where products from China were known by the upper class America. (This tab seats at the beginning, but the year it is placed does not indicate a event year. ) What is America ? Land of free, Nation of immigrants, this is what America is. The first documented Chinese disembarking on east coast was in 1785. The first migration, that led to the majority of Native American populations, was of a single group called the “First Americans” that crossed from Asia to America in a land bridge called Beringia, that existed during the ice ages more than 15,000 years ago. (https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/247747#1 ) The first Americans came from eastern Eurasia some 20,000 to 30,000 years ago from the Bering Strait. (https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/ancient-dna-evidence-charts-native-american-migrations-back-across-the-bering-sea-180981435/ )

1773-12-16 22:58:14

Boston Tea Party :Tea from China

The Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred on December 16, 1773, at Griffin’s Wharf in Boston, MA. The colonists dumped 340 chests of tea, imported by the British Company into the harbor. The tea destroyed are all from China:240 chests of Bohea(武夷茶), 15 of Congou(工夫茶), 10 of Souchong(小种茶) , 60 of Singlo(松萝茶), and 15 of Hyson(熙春茶)

1776-01-01 00:00:00

The American Revolutionary War

The Declaration of Independence signaled the American Revolutionary War (April 19, 1775 – September 3, 1783).

1783-09-03 18:10:09

Treaty of Paris

Treaty of Paris signaled the birth of a new independent Country:The United States of America.

1784-02-22 00:04:50

"Empress of China", the first U.S. ship arriving at China

"Empress of China" the first vessel to sail from the United States to China, arriving in Guangzhou (Canton) in August. The vessel’s supercargo, Samuel Shaw, was appointed as an unofficial consul by the U.S. Congress, but he did not contact Chinese officials or gain diplomatic recognition for the United States.

1785-05-11 04:21:59

Empress of China Returns

Empress of China Returns New York, with 25% of profit.

1785-08-25 09:35:30

The First 3 Documented Chinese Arriving at US

3 Chinese sailors arrived at Baltimore on Pallas, by commander O'Donnell on Aug 9, 1785. These 34 of crew members from China and Bengal were stranded on shore. On Nov. 3rd of 1875, a petition was presented to Gov. to complaint mistreatment and asking for government assistance. There is no record of what happened to them after that.

1790-03-26 02:18:26

Naturalization Act of 1790, only White People Can Be American Citizens.

March 26, 1790 Naturalization Act of 1790 This law didn't let non-white people become citizens. Yes, it was totally legal at the time, and yes, that's seriously messed up.

1798-09-14 08:55:01

Chow Buried in Boston Commons

Boston Merchant John Boit Jr brought him on previous trip to China

1803-03-16 04:14:05

Chinese Doctor at Pensylvania

Chinese Doctor Howard advertisement on PA newspaper for 4 years

"The Chinese Exclusion Act"

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