Japanese immigrants 1885-1941

Racism against the japAnEse

More anti-Japanese whites were speaking out and claimed that the Japanese were overcrowding the farms and some sought to make it illegal for Japanese to rent or lease land. The Japanese Americans fought this for many years until in the years 1913-1923 laws called the alien laws were passed to prohibit land ownership making Idaho the only state legal to lease land for Japanese.

Japanese American Immigrants


Usually only the elite/rich Japanese would have a high education. The Japanese who immigrated to America generally did not have an education, and in turn most took up a farming role.


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