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Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943

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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'.

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949

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World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941

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

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945

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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.

Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945

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Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949

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Note: This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950

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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

Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946

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Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
1949

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34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953

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Death of a half-brotherYING XiJun
May 25, 1960

35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961

Death of a fatherYING YongGuan
December 1961

36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963

Death of a paternal grandmotherYE AnShun
October 1966

37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969

Death of a half-sisterYING JingYun
May 24, 1970

38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976

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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.

American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965

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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.

39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
January 20, 1977

40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
January 20, 1981

41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
January 20, 1989

42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
January 20, 1993

43rd President of the United States
George W Bush
January 20, 2001

44th President of the United States
Barack Obama
January 20, 2009

45th President of the United States
Donald Trump
January 20, 2017

Death of a motherLIU CuiJuan

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Family with parents
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mother
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Father’s family with WEI XiuLan
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step-mother
half-brother
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half-sister
half-sister
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half-sister
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half-sister
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half-brother
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half-sister
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half-sister
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half-brother
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