Type of source; photograph this is a photograph of a certificate that a Chinese immigrant would receive after paying the head tax of 500 hundred dollars. Since Canadians were xenophobic from war, they were hesitant to allows foreigners in. They were only allowed for business or school. in 1923 Chinese immigrants were prevented from coming into Canada, this was known as humiliation day

Type of source; photograph this is a photograph of a certificate that a Chinese immigrant would receive after paying the head tax of 500 hundred dollars. Since Canadians were xenophobic from war, they were hesitant to allows foreigners in. They were only allowed for business or school. in 1923 Chinese immigrants were prevented from coming into Canada, this was known as humiliation day

Source: Certificate, 1922. This is a certificate outlining that Chong Do Dang paid $500, a Head Tax placed upon any Chinese immigrant, to the government of Canada in 1922.  Later, on July 1, 1923 the Canadian government established the Chinese Exclusion Act this further prevented any Chinese from immigrating to Canada. This day was referred to ‘Humiliation Day’ by the Chinese community.

Source: Certificate, 1922. This is a certificate outlining that Chong Do Dang paid $500, a Head Tax placed upon any Chinese immigrant, to the government of Canada in 1922. Later, on July 1, 1923 the Canadian government established the Chinese Exclusion Act this further prevented any Chinese from immigrating to Canada. This day was referred to ‘Humiliation Day’ by the Chinese community.

Source: Certificate Origin: 1923 This is a certificate indicating that Leo Tow paid $500, a Head Tax paid by the few Chinese immigrants to the Canadian government. On July 1st the Canadian government passed a legislation prohibiting Chinese immigrants. The Chinese called this day, "Humiliation Day". From 1923-1947 only 15 immigrants were allowed in Canada.

TOS: Certificate Date of origin: 1923 Certificate proving that “Lee Low” had placed a head tax upon himself and is allowed into Canada. He later got kicked out with the Chinese exclusion act July Chinese refer to this ay as “humiliation day"

In 1885, federal legislation was passed to restrict the immigration of Chinese into Canada. A fifty-dollar Head Tax was imposed on every Chinese immigrant entering Canada. In January 1901 the tax was increased to $100 per head and raised again in January 1904 to $500.

Canadian society became more hostile towards immigrants to the point where the government passed the Chinese Immigration Act of 1923 that banned most immigration from Asia. Racism was a major issue during this time.

Type of Source: Certificate Date of Origin: 1922 This is a certificate that shows that Chinese Immigrant, Wong Shee, had payed the Head Tax of $500 to the Canadian Government. A head tax was placed on any Chinese Immigrant coming to Canada. Chinese immigrants were soon prevented from entering Canada in 1923, this becoming 'Humiliation Day' for the Chinese community.

Type of Source: Certificate Date of Origin: 1922 This is a certificate that shows that Chinese Immigrant, Wong Shee, had payed the Head Tax of $500 to the Canadian Government. A head tax was placed on any Chinese Immigrant coming to Canada. Chinese immigrants were soon prevented from entering Canada in 1923, this becoming 'Humiliation Day' for the Chinese community.

After the railway was finished being built the Chinese men had to pay a head tax.

Canadian society became more hostile towards immigrants to the point where the government passed the Chinese Immigration Act of 1923 that banned most immigration from Asia. Racism was a major issue during this time.

The 1920s was not only a bad time for the Aboriginals but also for the Chinese. The Chinese exclusion law was put into affect, and anybody who was Chinese or had come from a Chinese decent were affected by it. Unless they had a special circumstance, given to you by the minister of immigration they had to leave the country leaving all their property to be bid off to the highest bidder. If you were granted to stay here you had to pay a heavy head tax.

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The 1920’s were especially horrible for Chinese people. At this time the government had caved in to pressure and finally enacted the Chinese exclusion law. Any one of Chinese decent was to be deported if they weren’t a foreign student, an ambassador or a “special circumstance” awarded by the minister of immigration. As well as those hefty restrictions Chinese people were still expected to pay a head tax which, was a law that had been introduced in 1884.

The 1920’s were especially horrible for Chinese people. At this time the government had caved in to pressure and finally enacted the Chinese exclusion law. Any one of Chinese decent was to be deported if they weren’t a foreign student, an ambassador or a “special circumstance” awarded by the minister of immigration. As well as those hefty restrictions Chinese people were still expected to pay a head tax which, was a law that had been introduced in 1884.

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