Saturday, November 13 / 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 194
Fighting for the Rights of Citizens

Chair: Walter Kamphoefner, Texas A&M University
Discussant: Walter Kamphoefner, Texas A&M University

1. Who Voted against the Chinese Exclusion Act?Ranjit Dighe, State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY).

2. Unpacking the Complexities of “Alien Suffrage” in American HistoryRon Hayduk, San Francisco State University.

3. “Citizens Plead Necessity for White Supremacy” & the “Privileged Dago” Clause: The Racial Transiency of Sicilians in Jim Crow LouisianaJessica B. Jackson, Colorado State University.

4. Lau V. Nichols: A Case Initiates Immigrants’ Equal Education and Language Access RightsShouyue Zhang, Indiana University Bloomington.

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