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Unformatted text preview: 1945-1953: United States and global Communism•Chinese exclusion act 1943, citizenship to Asian. Limit to 105 citizenship only for Chinese.•Korematsu vs. U.S. ruled that internment of Japanese American was constitutional based on military necessity. Supreme Court took justification of justice department. In 1983, korematsu gets cased re-opened, Peter Irons, lawyer discovers a document, that attorney general said we are lying to supreme court, NO evidence of communication or military necessity. Irons found clear documents in national archives that explicit says “we are lying to supreme court” No evidence of espionage or collaboration between Japanese Americans and Japan. Under court of law, any evidence though is pro or con should be given to both sides and it wasn’t done.•Postwar shift from military to peacetime economyoServicemen’s Readjustment act of 1944 (G.I. Bill)Low-cost mortgages (would endanger people to lose homes, if you have low-income you get charged higher interest rate. It makes it pay more money with less income.)Lifetime medical care (only at veteran hospitals. After war the promise was taken away, still fighting for it today)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course AAS 033A taught by Professor Ehabal during the Spring '08 term at San Jose State.
- Spring '08