- In Article III, what does placing China at the same level as Great Britain and Russia say about the relationship between the United States and China? How would you characterize the relationship between China and the U.S. using evidence from the treaty?
- Summarize Article V. How was this a departure from the characterization of Chinese immigrants in documents such as Chinese Exclusion Act or "How John May Dodge the Exclusion Act?" What might have led to this shift in policy?
Johnson, Andrew, "Additional articles to the treaty between the United States of America and the Ta-Tsing empire, of June 18, 1858. Concluded at Washington, July 28, 1868," 1868. Courtesy of Library of Congress