Final exam questions: as 2 essays

FINAL EXAM (40% of your grade)

Your final exam paper will require you to answer 2 essay questions (each question between 5 to 6 pages), a total of 10 to 12 pages for both questions.
*If you do “minimum” work, you will get a “minimum” grade!  😉  For those of you who are aiming for A’s and B’s will have to go beyond the “minimum.”  
Final Exam due:  January 19th, 8 p.m.


You will be graded on the following: 

grammar, syntax, spelling, organization

information & data 

originality of approach and ideas 

sociological imagination

sources; references of each textbook, each film clip, email discussions/articles,  class lectures/discussion, bibliography/works cited -page.
In order to provide a critical analysis, in addition to sourcing your required readings, film clips, lectures, & class discussion posts, your paper should enliven your “sociological imagination” and incorporate the concepts of “context” “meaning” & “social reality” (see the last two pages of the syllabus). 

When developing essays, please answer and address the  questions in the assignment prompt, constructing a cogent, coherent essay supported with logic, reason & empirical evidence.

Please note that these are two separate essays!!!! 

Please use the legal cases and laws from the following list for both questions:

1.  Hall vs. People of California (1854)

2.  1852 Foreign Miner’s Tax

3.  1882 Chinese Exclusion Act

4.  Yick Wo vs. Hopkins 1886

5.  1908 Gentleman’s Agreement

6.  Ozawa v. United States 1922

7.  1934 Tydings-McDuffy Act

8.  Asiatic Barred Zone, 1917

9. Immigration Act of 1924

10. U.S. v. Bhagat Singh Thind (1923)

11. Korematsu v. United States, 1945

12. Executive Order 9066

13.  Hirabayashi v. United States, 1943

14.  Yasui v. United States, 1943

15.  War Brides’ Act of 1945

16. Cable Act of 1922

17.  Roldan v. Los Angeles County, 1933

18.  California Anti-Miscegenation Statue (1880’s ~ 1948)

19.  Walter-McCarren Act, 1952

20. Immigration Act of 1965

21.  Amerasian Homecoming Act, 1980

22. Immigration Act of 1986

23.  The Massie Case, 1932 (Honolulu, Hawaii)

24. The Myles Fukunaga Case, 1928 (Honolulu, Hawaii)

25.  1954 Brown v. Board of Education

26.  1982 Vincent Chin Case (Criminal Case, Civil Cases)



1)  How have *race,* *the racialization process* and *the law* informed, affected, and defined the Asian American/Pacific Islander experiences and social identity in the United States?  Explain how they have contributed to the racialization process of Asian Pacific Islander Americans and impacted their experiences and social positionality in the United States.  Provide a sociohistorical context and explain their significant role in defining what it means to be an “Asian American” and more importantly, “American.”   Incorporate at least 3 laws or legal cases (from the list provided) to give examples.

2)  Select and discuss 3 landmark legal cases (from the list above) that involve Asian Pacific Americans between 1885- 1990.  Discuss each one, providing a historical context and legal framework from which to understand these cases impact on Asian Pacific Americans today.   How have these cases shaped the social, political identity of Asian Pacific Americans?  How have these cases informed you about the role and place of Asian Pacific Americans in this grand experiment called, “The United States of America.”

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