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Tydings-McDuffie Act (United States) (1934) Published: March 1, 2011
The Tydings-McDuffie Act grew out of widespread opposition, particularly in California, to the rapid influx of Filipino agricultural laborers after annexation of the islands following the Spanish-American War in 1898.
Turkish immigration Published: March 1, 2011
Turkish immigration to North America, apart from large numbers of students, has remained relatively small. It has been supplemented, however, by a growing number of resident refugees or asylum seekers.
Trinidadian and Tobagonian immigration Published: March 1, 2011
Two simultaneous ethnic migrations—one black and one Asian Indian—occurred from Trinidad and Tobago beginning in the mid-1960s.
Toronto, Ontario Published: March 1, 2011
Toronto, with a municipal population of 2,481,494 and a census metropolitan population of 4,647,960 (2001) is Canada’s largest and most diverse city.
Reies López Tijerina (King Tiger) (1926– ) social activist Published: March 1, 2011
Born in Falls City, Texas, to a family of migrant workers who claimed to be heirs to an old land grant, Tijerina became one of the earliest CHICANO activists in the United States.
Tibetan immigration Published: March 1, 2011
Tibetans form one of the smallest immigrant communities in both the United States and Canada;
Thai immigration Published: March 1, 2011
Most Thai Americans are the product of the revised regulations under the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 and the U.S. presence in Vietnam.
Republic of Texas Published: March 1, 2011
The Republic of Texas (1836–45) was a unique experiment in creating a multiethnic state in the New World.
Terrorism and immigration Published: March 1, 2011
Modern terrorism is the use of violent, brutal force against civilians and the deliberate targeting of noncombatants for political or religious reasons.
Tejanos Published: March 1, 2011
Tejanos most often refers to Mexican-origin residents of Texas, both native and foreign born, and the unique culture they created.
Jean Talon (1626–1694) government official Published: March 1, 2011
As intendant of the colonial territory of New France, Jean Talon vigorously implemented France’s new policy of colonial mercantilism.
Taiwanese immigration Published: March 1, 2011
Taiwan did not become an independent country until 1949. As one of the West’s staunchest allies in the cold war after 1945, Taiwan has enjoyed a special relationship with the United States, including both diplomatic and military assistance in its conflict with the Communist People’s Republic of China.