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Lecture03-18 - o Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act –...

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Chapter 10 Takaki “Watershed” Watershed of WWII. o WW I opened up opportunities for African Americans. o Industrialists turned to African Americans. Opened up door, eroded racial barrier and segregation in jobs o In WWII African Americans, as well as Asian Americans o Executive order 8802, first time Roosevelt, presidential order preventing racism in work. o Federal government prevents racial and gender discrimination
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Unformatted text preview: o Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act – 1943 o Feb 19 1942, Establishment of first Filipino infantry Regimen. o Eligible for citizenship. o Taken away in 1942- 100. Extension of citizenship because they were allies. o Military order 9066, remove all people of Japanese ancestry, German and Italian aliens. o Did not happen in Hawaii, military necessity of imminent level of attack. o Habeas Corpus...
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