Chinese exclusion

Printer-friendly versionSend by emailChinese exclusion

The caption to this cartoon reads “E Pluribus Unum (Except the Chinese).”  It depicts a Chinese man being stopped at the entrance to the “The Temple of Liberty,” and reflects the exclusion of Chinese from the United States manifested in federal legislation barring Chinese laborers from entering the country.  Courtesy of The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Share this