Foot Binding - The Chinese custom of wrapping young girls' feet in tight bandages so the feet will not grow normally.
Imperial Examination - This is a provincial-level test administered once every three years. Students who pass with honors are qualified for high-level jobs in government.
Gold Mountain - The Chinese colloquial name for America, the land of free money and an easy life.
Sojourner - A colloquial expression for Chinese meaning men who travel from China to the United States of America to work and earn money. Unlike traditional emigrants, these travelers plan to eventually return to China to live.
Paper Sons and Daughters - Chinese men with citizenship would falsify a new child being born every year and these false births, accompanied by false citizenship papers, are then sold to Chinese people desiring to enter the United States.
Citizenship Judge - A swindler, who travels...
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