Chinese immigration cartoon, 1879

Political cartoons are one of our favorite ways to teach high level concepts, as the symbolism tends to be rich with discussion points.

We have created questions and answers for this 1879 cartoon which comments on legislation that would have restricted the entrance of Chinese immigrants to 15 at a time.

For more resources on this era check out our PowerPoints:

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  1. I am enjoying your great blog and although not a teacher, I know this is a great resource!

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