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Article, "Buffalo's Chinese Residents," Buffalo Times, 1902

Article, "Buffalo's Chinese Residents," Buffalo Times, 1902

Article, "Buffalo's Chinese Residents," Buffalo Times, 1902

Erie County Public Library, ECPL_BT_buffalo_chinese_residents
 
Document Description
“Buffalo’s Chinese Residents,” Buffalo Times January 18, 1902. Courtesy of the Erie County Public Library.
 
Questions
1. What was the only crime that Chinese people in Buffalo had been charged with, to the reporter’s knowledge?
2. Why do you think the reporter felt smuggling was a “violation of the technical but not moral law?”
3. What opinion did the reporter have about government officials and their treatment of Chinese?
 

Glossary
Smuggling: To export or import illegally by taking secretly.
Violation: The breaking of a law or agreement.
Moral: Relating to an understanding of right and wrong behavior.
Acquitted: Having been found innocent of a crime.
Self-supporting: Able to survive on their own, able to work and earn money.
Over-zealous: Too enthusiastic or too eager.
 

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