Pervasive Issues of Race

In a Thomas Nast cartoon from 1879, an Indian warns a Chinese immigrant about the white solutions to "the Chinese problem." Oregon convention delegates prohibited Chinese from voting and outlawed Chinese new to the state from owning property or mining claims. (Image courtesy assumption.edu)

In a Thomas Nast cartoon from 1879, an Indian warns a Chinese immigrant about the white solutions to "the Chinese problem." Oregon convention delegates prohibited Chinese from voting and outlawed Chinese new to the state from owning property or mining claims. (Image courtesy assumption.edu)

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