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The Chinese emigrants who help build our railroads across the United States (part 3)

The Chinese emigrants who help build our railroads across the United States (part 3) At first, only a handful of Chinese came, mainly as merchants, former sailors, to America. The first Chinese people of this wave arrived in the United … Continue reading

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The History of Chinese in the Americas Part (3) Canada

The History of Chinese in the Americas Part (3) Canada The Chinese reached North America during the time of the Spanish colonial rule over the Philippines (1565–1815), where they had established themselves as fishermen, sailors, and merchants on Spanish galleons … Continue reading

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History of Chinese Americans Part (2) USA

History of Chinese Americans Part (2) USA At first only a handful of Chinese came, mainly as merchants, former sailors, to America. The first Chinese people of this wave arrived in the United States around 1815. Subsequent immigrants that came … Continue reading

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