Chapter 1 | The Chinese Exclusion Act

Chapter 1 | The Chinese Exclusion Act

♪ ♪ (birds squawking) ♪ ♪ NARRATOR: On June 30, 1885, as the fund-raising campaign for the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty finally began to pick up speed, a letter appeared in the pages of “The New York Sun” written by a young Chinese immigrant and recent college graduate named Saum Song Bo, who

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