DOC 1 Lecture Notes 1029

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DOC 1 Lecture Notes 10/29/10 For Monday: - reader p. 195 – 206 - Takaki Ch. 15, p. 396 – 404 1. GI Bill: veterans come back, gov’t comes up with plan to help them reintegrate in life; period of growth in US; help for education, living, work, etc.; housing suburbs created after WWII… people populated there were veterans who had good jobs in higher factories/auto/aviation industry Instrumental in creating strong middle class Benefits: not distributed equally because of history of racial discrimination in history; AA did not have equal benefits to GI Bill 2. Reclining: as these young families were getting started in new suburbs, behind the scenes, there was something that was happening called “red lining”… it is when bank officers sit in their office and take a map of the area and they draw red line around certain areas where they won’t sell houses to people who are non-white… as a result, black veterans were not able to get nice housing; hidden consequences of racial formation still existed 3. Bracero program: 1947-1964; a guest worker program… this is when US
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