The American Japanese Problem; a Study of the Racial Relations of the East and the West

The American Japanese Problem; a Study of the Racial Relations of the East and the West

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The American Japanese Problem; a Study of the Racial Relations of the East and the West

The American Japanese Problem; a Study of the Racial Relations of the East and the West

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Whites in America number approximately ninety millions, Asiatics less than one hundred and fifty thousand; yet we face an ominous racial situation.

California, fearing an overwhelming Asiatic invasion, demands complete exclusion of Japanese as of Chinese and desires vast military preparations. Japan, on the other hand, for sixty years guided by America's friendship, conscious of faithful administration of the "gentlemen's agreement," and deeply wounded by California's recent antialien legislation, claims of us equal rights for her citizens with those of other lands and demands courteous international treatment.

Misunderstanding, foreboding fear, humiliating treatment, on the side of America; disappointment, indignation, resentment, on the side of Japan; such are the mutterings of a threatening international storm. This statement, however, presents but a superficial view. The real problem is deeper and . . .

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