What year did chinese immigration to the u.s. begin?

Answer The first Chinese immigrants arrived in 1820, but it wasn't until 1849 that Chinese immigration to the US really took off with the start of the California gold rush. It continued until the passage ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What year did chinese immigration to the u.s. b...

Why Do the Chinese Put Money in Red Envelopes for the Chinese New Year?

Chinese New Year---also known as the Spring Festival---is the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar. Festivities last for 15 days and include many different kinds of celebrating and tradit... Read More »

Does anyone know a good recipe for the Chinese New Year?

Most of the dishes served during Chinese New Year (also known as Spring Festival) are symbolic of something positive and hopeful. Chicken and fish, for example, symbolize happiness and prosperity--... Read More »

When does lent begin&end?

Lent is the 40-day (minus Sundays) period of preparing for Easter and a time of repentance for Christians. It always begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Like Easter, Lent does not ha... Read More »

When does life begin?