The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882


Manage episode 281435984 series 2848981
By Gen and Ted Lai and Ted Lai. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Welcome to Episode 2 of the Asian American History 101 Podcast. In this episode, co-hosts Gen & Ted Lai talking about the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, the first American policy that ended immigration from one specific ethnic group. What was it? Why did it happen? How did we finally end it? To close the episode, we talk a little about the 1882foundation and the great work they do to help acknowledge the contributions of Chinese Americans. More info can be found at To get further links from things we talked about, visit our Libsyn homepage at or check out our Linktree at

55 episodes