Questions | Buffalo | Chinese Communities
Humans Across Borders: U.S. Exclusion Policy Leads to Smuggling of Chinese Immigrants
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.
Document 3 Short-Answer Questions
- What was the only crime that Chinese people in Buffalo had been charged with, to the reporter's knowledge?
- Why do you think the reporter felt smuggling was a "violation of the technical but not moral law?"
- What opinion did the reporter have about government officials and their treatment of Chinese?