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The Chinese in America
Premiere Date: 2/2/2004; 56 minutes


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Author Iris Chang explores the impact on American history by Chinese immigrants over the last 150 years.This is a look at the successes and failures of the American democratic experience as well as the lessons learned by Chinese immigrants that are still relevant today. (#8475)

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K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 8

United States History and Geography: Growth and Conflict

8.12 Students analyze the transformation of the American economy and the changing social and political conditions in the United States in response to the Industrial Revolution.

7. Identify the new sources of large-scale immigration and the contributions of immigrants to the building of cities and the economy; explain the ways in which the new social and economic patterns encouraged assimilation of newcomers into the mainstream amidst growing cultural diversity; and discuss the new wave of nativism.

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