1913 web alien land law act

asian women departing california

The Web Alien Land Law was past in 1913 by california. This law prohibited non citizen asians from owning land. The reason this was past is because some americans had a strong prejudice against the asians. The big reason was americans thought that they were stealing all of the american jobs.

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Prentice Hall American Pathways to the Present Modern American History pg. 302

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