Robert Lee Sing, 19311977 (aged 45 years)

Name
Robert Lee /Sing/
Given names
Robert Lee
Surname
Sing
Birth July 21, 1931

Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 6 months)

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Note: Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a…

Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a Great Britan like empire calling it the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. The Japan's defeat to the Soviet during the Battles of Khalkhin Gol set the stage for the Japan's Pearl Harbor attack and war with the United States.

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 1 year)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 11 years)

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Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. [Poster: 'Chinese Mu…

An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 14 years)

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Note: Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, aft…

Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, after subjugating Manchukuo.

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 10 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 13 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 17 years)

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Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 14 years)

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Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 14 years)

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Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 18 years)

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Note: This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong
China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
1949 (aged 17 years)

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Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 18 years)

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Note: An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the [Domino theory](…

An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the Domino theory

34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 21 years)

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 22 years)

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Death of a brotherRaymond Young
June 28, 1958 (aged 26 years)

35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 29 years)

36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 32 years)

American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965 (aged 33 years)

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Note: A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry…

A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry status of paper sons. This caused much fear and distrust among the Chinese American population. The number of participants were less than initially predicted.

37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 37 years)

38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 43 years)

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 43 years)

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Death of a brotherMartin WONG
December 9, 1976 (aged 45 years)

Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 44 years)

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Note: The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Gua…

The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Guards made tracing Chinese Americans family heritage even harder. This represented Mao Zedong' s attempt to regain local control of China.

39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
January 20, 1977 (aged 45 years)

Death of a fatherGoon Sing WONG

Death of a motherLun LOW

Death June 23, 1977 (aged 45 years)