In June 1977 Reps. The majority of the workers who laid the tracks were Chinese immigrants. In 1990, George H. The history of North America is shaped by the stories of immigrants from Asia and the Pacific and the native people of the Pacific Islands.
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NCBI Bookshelf. As many as 43 different ethnic groups Lee, 1998 have struggled as immigrants, refugees, or American-born Asian Americans to overcome prejudice and discrimination on the path to achievements ranging from the building of the first transcontinental railroad to innovations in medicine and technology. Asian immigrants now account for about 4 percent of the U. Figure 5-1. Figure 5-2. Estimate of Foreign-Born U.
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Since 1900, when Delegate Robert M. Representatives, Delegates, Resident Commissioners, or Senators. Read biographical profiles of former Asian Pacific American Representatives, Delegates, and Senators that focus on their congressional careers.