Excerpt from The Japanese Problem in California: Racial Relations and the Second Generation; The Aftermath of Japanese Immigration Roosevelt's view was that large settlement of the nationals of either country in the land of the other would be certain to produce racial friction and international trouble. The plan agreed upon with Japan was that she would guard against increase of Japanese population in the United States through her passport sys tem. The object sought was thus explained in a letter from Roosevelt to Hon. Wm. Kent, February 4, 1909, a few days before his tele gram to the California Legislature. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.