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This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the treatment of Chinese-Americans within the United States in the late 1800s.
The primary source document is labeled (A Chinese-American View on the Statue of Liberty)
The article about funding for the Statue of Liberty was written by Saum Song Bo, a Chinese immigrant in 1885. Saum Song Bo speaks out against discrimination and freedoms denied to Chinese immigrants and Chinese-Americans.
Students read the document and answer the questions on the worksheet. The worksheet includes 10 questions and has an answer sheet for the teacher. The worksheet can be used to generate classroom discussion or be used as homework. Feel free to modify this assignment as needed for your classes.