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QUESTION 2 World War II Experience of Japanese Americans: - Struggle for democracy…protecting the rights of racial minorities - After attack on Pearl Harbor… at first there was no discrimination and the press acted fine too. Press started attacking them saying they were engaged in espionage. American born citizens were being questioned. An executive order was issued to remove Japanese Americans from mainland west coast, when they were just about to boom in their own industries and put them in internment camps, shutting them down but the ones on the islands were the workforce of Hawaii. Tried to prove to the American government that they were faithful by joining the armed forces. Tens of thousands of Japanese joined. President said that they not only fought the enemy but they fought prejudice and won. Won many awards. Experience of Mexican Americans: - the Mexicans thought that after seeing the Japanese internment, they would be deported but it lead to an importation of laborers from Mexico who return after their shift. Imported as contract laborers by government to meet new demands in agriculture. Helped the war effort by growing a variety of crops. Worked on railroads and worked in transportation. They believed they were “children of the US” A lot of people joined the US army to prove their loyalty to America. They were still subject to a lot of racial discrimination like the zoot suit riots. They were forced to live in separate districts and faced all around discrimination QUESTION 3 Compare/contrast histories of Jewish immigrants and Native Americans . Native Americans: - English wanted Indian Territory for their land so they can create the tobacco crop to export and benefit from. (later the cotton export) - Were classified as savages - Were treated bad by the English in general - Big population wiped out from epidemic - English tried to ‘civilize’ the Indians - Faced the naturalization act which excluded them for being citizens, even if born here - Govt passed laws that took over Indian land - After the Indians were allowed to own land/businesses they were the wrong color and were not wanted in Mississippi. - Rather suffer and be free than be under English rule. - Trail of tears. The forced Indian removal of Indians in which more than ¼ died. - Contributed to war effort (code talkers) and communication systems
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- Supported war financially through war bonds - Highly technical jobs Jews: - Political refugees - Faced pogroms - A lot of anti-Semitic violence - Immigrated to the united states - Excited to come to America because they thought there was opportunity here - Gave up everything to come to America - Massive waves of Russian Jewish immigration New York city’s lower east side - Every apartment packed with lots of people - Found work by pedaling in order to adapt to American culture - Brought their skills in the sewing trades - Assimilated into American culture through language and clothing - Anti Semitism started up when the Jews started. Americans didn’t want Jewish assimilation - Question 1 What is race?
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