Chapter 10 discusses many factors that either contributed to or hindered the success of Japanese immigrants to
Students would complete this chart for homework the night before class. In class we would start by compiling one large class list to put all of this information together. Then students would be able to list the points they have listed in the box, and discuss and debate their impact and try to come to a conclusion as a group.
After this activity students would be put in groups of 3 or 4 They are to pretend they are a Japanese family living in
Positives- escape economic hardship of
Negatives- Both Chinese and Phillipino workers brought into to break up Japanese dominance which eventually meant lower wages, women systematically paid less than men for the exact same work, constantly watched and overseen by “lunas”, leaving family behind likely to never return, weather and work conditions were brutal, etc…
Unsure- Believing they would only be in