Details zum Eintrag How The Chinese Massacre Of 1871 Became One Of The Largest Lynchings In U.S. History
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In 1871, the city of angels had a population of 6,000 people and only six law enforcement officials. According to the U.S. census, the Chinese population was only about three percent of the city’s entire population — roughly 172 people. The majority of the Chinese lived on a strip of land called Negro Alley which was considered the red-light district of Los Angeles, an area known for saloons, gambling parlors, and brothels. It was also infamous for enduring one murder per day on average.