AP World History Unit 6 - Lesson 6.7

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Remittance

money sent in mail

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Ethnic Enclaves

location where area an ethnic group is clustered yet socially and economically distinct from the majority group

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Gold Rush

discovery of new gold deposits in the Americas which caused massive migration

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Natal Indian Congress

Political movement started in 1885 to demand greater Indian participation in government

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American Canal System

construction project that ran through the Isthmus of Panama connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

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Scots-Irish

Irish descendants of Scottish migrants to Ireland

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Chinese Exclusion Act

A 10-year ban on Chinese laborers immigrating to the United States

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Chinese Immigration Act (1855)

Parliament of Victoria limited the number of Chinese passengers on a vessel

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Chinese immigration regulation and restriction act 1861

Attempted to restrict amount of Chinese immigrants into New South Wales

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Influx of Chinese Restriction act

Entrance tax to restrict Chinese immigration into New South Wales

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China towns

Chinese enclaves

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White Australia Policy

series of policies set to forbid/restrict immigration, Mainly Chinese

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White-Collar Workers

Service industrial workers

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Blue-Collar Workers

Manual labor workers

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Mahatma Gandhi

Leader in the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India

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Portfirio Diaz

President of Mexico who promoted immigration

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Assimilation

Absorbing cultural aspects in harmony with another

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Natal

British colony now apart of South Africa

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Italian Influence in Argentina

55 percent of Argentina today from Italian descent, many Italian words spoken, Buenos Aries speaks Italian.

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Why were immigrants targeted with discrimination

Created competition for jobs.

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