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Restrictions throughout American History

These three events in American history targeted the Non-American, restricting their freedom in their homes. The removal of the Native Americans, two in history known as the ┬áTrail of Tears and the Navajos’ Long Walk, could be seen as oppression … Continue reading

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Give me you huddled masses, unless they’re Chinese.

Chinese Exlcusion act of 1882: http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=47&page=transcript For those of you reading this, that little poem at the base of that big green statue in New York harbor is a complete lie. Often the narrative of American history goes as follows; … Continue reading

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