Population Movement Comparison

  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Passed by Abraham Lincoin after the Civil War, the Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in the Confederate States.
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    Chinese Exclusion Act

    This act allowed Chinese nonlaborers qualification to immigrate if they had no job.
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    Geary Act

    Congress extended the Exclusion Act until 1902. But, it has the new name Geary Act.
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    Great Migration

    This is when majority of migrants moved to major northern cities such as Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylcania, New York and moved to Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle.
  • Black move south

    800,000 southern blacks moved
  • Immigration Act

    The act established a "Flexible" worldwide cap on family-based, and diversity immigrant visas.
  • Act of 1965

    a limit of 1700,000 imigrants
  • immigration act of 1990

    Allowed legal imigration