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Table of the Asian/Pacific Islander Population as Percentage of Total U.S. Population, 1850-1990

Despite the near-hysterical rhetoric about an "invasion" of Chinese in California and other parts of the West in the late nineteenth century, the actual numbers of Chinese and other Asians remained a tiny fraction of the total population.

Source | Campbell Gibson and Kay Jung, "Historical Census Statistics on Population Totals By Race, 1790 to 1990, and By Hispanic Origin, 1970 to 1990, For The United States, Regions, Divisions, and States," 2002, U.S. Census Bureau, www.census.gov, http://www.census.gov/population/www/documentation/twps0056.html.
Creator | Campbell Gibson/Kay Jung
Item Type | Quantitative Data
Cite This document | Campbell Gibson/Kay Jung, “Table of the Asian/Pacific Islander Population as Percentage of Total U.S. Population, 1850-1990,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed May 26, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1236.

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