1.1 (1 paragraph/individual) What were the legal barriers that Asian immigrants faced in terms of their sexual, marital, and familial freedom? Why were so many laws (“an unprecedented amount of discriminatory legislation”) passed against Asian Americans? What were the Anglo-Saxon core’s justifications for passing the laws?
1.2 (1 paragraph/individual) What are the long-term effects of the U.S. anti-miscegenation laws against Asians (though they failed) upon the assimilation processes of Asian immigrants/Asian Americans as a whole?
2. APAE7.22. T
The writer of 7.22 concludes that:
While constantly negotiating their personal/private and formal/public identities, the multiracial and multiethnic API Americans (a) occupy a legitimate place in the increasing racial and ethnic blending of America and in the APA communities and (b) affirm their positive contribution to the APA communities.
2.1 In what ways does she refer to President Obama’s multiracial/multiethnic identity to support her conclusion? Organize your response in the following way (from the less to the more important order):
The writer (the full name?) refers to President Obama’s multiracial/multiethnic identity to support her conclusion in 3 ways (one-sentence response for each):