Unformatted text preview: The Federal Governments strategy to unite Americans was a good one. We were in need of more soldiers if we were going to get involved into the war. At first many Americans were against military service. With the government’s explanation of the benefits of being a soldier ranging from pay, learning of skills, women being allowed the similar opportunities, etc., this made Americans want to participate. When the government made this decision it hurt society, with blacks and whites not getting along in the training camps. There were cases where blacks were killing whites due to the Jim Crow Law and that hurt society. This decision later became a benefit to society when whites and blacks learned to work together. It also was a benefit when both races were very productive in the war and won many battles. With the government having all races in the military during this time period and allowing them to work together, it has made for a better society in today’s world....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course HIS125 9021314933 taught by Professor Doreenpauley during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09