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1 ASIAN-AMERICAN Viewgraph #18-1  Define Asian-Americans  Origin of the Asian-American

2 ORIGIN OF THE ORIGIN OF THEASIAN-AMERICAN Viewgraph #18-2  Chinese (1840s )  Japanese ( )  Filipino ( )  Korean ( )

3 LEGISLATION AFFECTING ASIAN-AMERICAN Viewgraph #18-3  Foreign Miner’s Act  Naturalization Act  Chinese Exclusion Act  Gentlemen’s Agreement  Cable Act  Alien Land Act  Exclusionary Immigration Act  Tiddings-McDuffie Act  World Wars I and Ii

4 WORLD WAR II Viewgraph #18-4 Executive Order 9066 Repeal Chinese Exclusion Act

5 STEREOTYPES Viewgraph #18-5  Myths  Facts  Reality

6 CHINESE SOCIAL STRUCTURE Viewgraph #18-6  Individual  Family  Clan  Respect for age  Strong male tradition  Filial piety

7 JAPANESE SOCIAL STRUCTURE Viewgraph #18-7  Patriarchal  Filial piety  Male oriented  Family above individual  Concept of “house”

8 KOREAN SOCIAL STRUCTURE Viewgraph #18-8  Social class stratification  Filial piety  Male dominance  Concept of “chip”  Strong respect for elders and Educated

9 FILIPINO SOCIAL STRUCTURE Viewgraph #18-9  Affected by outside influences  Less formal family relationships  Extended family  Male-female relationship exists

10 CHINESE LANGUAGE Viewgraph #18-10  Oldest and most widespread on Earth  Spoken language is monosyllabic  Gesture and tone important  Over 1000 dialects  One written language  Ideographs for words

11 JAPANESE LANGUAGE Viewgraph #18-11  Written language borrowed from China  Polysyllabic and mutually intelligible  Express ideas versus words  Kanji, Hirigana, Katakana written language

12 KOREAN LANGUAGE Viewgraph #18-12  Written with Chinese characters  Grammar similar to Japanese  Different levels of speech  Dialects mutually intelligible

13 FILIPINO LANGUAGE Viewgraph #18-13  300 different languages  Tagalog national language  No sounds for f,v,w,z  Different dialects

14 CHINESE RELIGION Viewgraph #18-14  Non-Christian  Confucianism  Taoism  Buddhism  Chinese Christianity

15 JAPANESE RELIGION Viewgraph #18-15  Buddhism  Shinto  Japanese Christianity

16 KOREAN RELIGION Viewgraph #18-16  Taoism  Buddhism  Confucianism  Korean Christianity  Ch’ondo-Gyo

17 FILIPINO RELIGION Viewgraph #18-17  Catholic  Islam

18 OTHER CONSIDERATIONS Viewgraph #18-18  Chinese concept of “face” and visibility  Japanese generations change  Korean concept of “kibun”  Filipino loyalty

19 VALUES AND ATTITUDES VALUES AND ATTITUDES AFFECTING ASIAN-AMERICANS Viewgraph #18-19  Education  Economic issues  U.S. Military  Current problems and issues

20 CURRENT PROBLEMS & ISSUES Viewgraph #18-20  Family  Overcoming stereotypes  Backlash due to new immigrants


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