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This act barred virtually all immigration from China and prevented all Chinese already in the U. Although they were forbidden to become citizens and therefore to vote, they consistently challenged their unequal treatment and unjust laws directed at them by filing thousands of lawsuits at the local, state, and federal levels.
Even though much of their efforts would be unsuccessful, the actions demonstrated that above all else, they wanted to become Americans and be treated just like any other American.
In addition to prospecting for gold in California, many Chinese also came as contract laborers to Hawai'i to work in sugarcane plantations.
While in California, Chinese miners experienced their first taste of discrimination in the form of the Foreign Miner Tax.
Eventually, the Chinese tried to go to court to demand justice and equal treatment but at the time, California's laws prevented Chinese immigrants from testifying against Whites in court.
As a result, many murders went unsolved as many murderers went free.
When some Chinese miners objected and refused to pay the unfair tax, they were physically attacked and even murdered.
As portrayed in the excellent PBS documentary Becoming American - The Chinese Experience, the Chinese also worked as small time merchants, gardeners, domestics, laundry workers, farmers, and starting in 1865, as railroad workers on the famous Transcontinental Railroad project.
The project pitted the Union Pacific (working westward from Nebraska) and the Central Pacific (working eastward from Sacramento) against each other for each mile of railroad track laid.
Eventually, Filipino sailors were the first to settle in the U. However, the first large-scale immigration of Asians into the U. Lured by tales and dreams of making it rich on "Gold Mountain" (which became the Chinese nickname for California), The Gold Rush was one of the pull factors that led many Chinese to come to the U. to find their fortune and return home rich and wealthy.
Most of these early Chinese workers were from the Guangdong (also called Canton) province in China.
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