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Unformatted text preview: b) Supreme Court case of Korematsu v. United States c) Deportation requests as a form of protest d) 1988 apology and reparations 4. Government actions during internment a) Sold War bonds b) Military Recruitment c) Loyalty Oaths 5. Military Service a) Service in both theaters, mostly Europe b) 100 th battalion II. Gender Issues A. Women 1. Rosie the Riveter icon 2. Reality a) only 16% of working women performed labor in defense plants b) only 4.4% help skilled positions 3. 6 Million women during the war 4. Black women in industrial jobs 5. Women also served in non-combat positions for the military a) Women's Army Corps b) Women's Army Auxiliary Corps c) Navy Waves d) Marine Corps Women's Reserve e) Women's Airforce Service Piolts B. Appropriate Roles 1. Temporary, expected women to return to the home 2. Most women did 3. Still, after the war, the proportion of women working rose...
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- Spring '07