Asian American history is the history of ethnic and racial groups in the United States who are of Asian descent.
Spickard (2007) shows that "'Asian American' was an idea invented in the 1960s to bring together Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino Americans for strategic political purposes.
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The same negative reception hit the Asians who migrated to Mexico and Canada.
The Japanese arrived in large numbers 1890–1907, many going to Hawaii (an independent country until 1898), and others to the West Coast.
Hostility was very high on the West Coast, but not especially violent.
Whether it's dating or marrying someone of a different race, interracial relationships are not a new phenomenon among Asian Americans. Of course, anti-miscegenation laws were part of a larger anti-Asian movement that eventually led to the Page Law of 1875 that effectively almost eliminated Chinese women from immigrating ot the U.
When the first Filipino and Chinese workers came to the U. S., the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, and other restrictive regulations. Further, after the passage of the 1965 Immigration Act, many of these Asian war brides eventually helped to expand the Asian American community by sponsoring their family and other relatives to immigrate to the U. These days, Asian Americans in interracial relationships are very common. Census Bureau to construct the following table on marriage patterns among Asian Americans. 2011), the table shows the percentage of the six largest Asian ethnic groups who are married either endogamously (within their ethnic group), to another Asian (outside their ethnic group), or to someone who is White, Black, Hispanic/Latino, or someone who is Mixed-Race/Multiracial, by husbands and wives.