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Unformatted text preview: U.S. Hist. 1865- Present Prof. Bryant Simon Adetokunboh (James) Soyemi Book Memo #2: Farewell to Manzanar One of the most significant wars in United States history is World War II. This war is also referred to as the good war, because of the positive economic growth for America. In many historical texts we read, the good results or World War II is mentioned, but the negative effects are not depicted. In the historical memoir Farewell To Manzanar , author Jean Wakatsuki Houston exposed the domestic issues of World War II with Relocation camps. The memoir also shows how the American Dream can be deprived from a certain group of people in America. World War II resulted in the baby boom, scientific advancement, and economic prosperity in American society. The historic memoir by Houston depicted the relocation of her family to the Manzanar Relocation camp. In the Manzanar Relocation camp the people were suffering from cramped living conditions, badly prepared food, unfinished barracks, and swirling...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course MOSAIC 0852 taught by Professor Raymondhalnon during the Spring '09 term at Temple.
- Spring '09
- Farewell to Manzanar