Graduating Address of Yan Phou Lee at Yale College: The Other Side of The Chinese Question


Yan Phou Lee

Chinese immigration to the United States was a topic of national discussion during the late 1800s. Specifically, the Restriction Period (1882-1888) and Exclusion Period (1888-1943) were years defined by debates over laws that limited the number of Chinese immigrants allowed to enter the United States. During these periods, Chinese immigrants were targets of xenophobia and…  Read more.