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The history of anti-Chinese violence in the West repeats itself in Seattle and Tacoma, where vigilantes expelled the cities' Chinese inhabitants both in 1855 and a generation later in 1885. Both cities prospered with the arrival of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the 1880's, and Seattle boomed as the jumping-off point for the Alaska gold rush of the 1890's.

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