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Indeed, Roosevelt's wartime humanitarian efforts were weak at best because his brand  of liberalism had never extended to civil rights. He signed the bill to send Japanese  Americans to internment camps without any protest or consideration for their civil  liberties. He refused to take action against segregation of African Americans in the  Armed Forces. He also refused to take real action against the harming of Jewish lives,  and refused to open American immigration doors to larger numbers of Jewish  immigrants until his advisor Morgenthau presented him with a stern report informing of  the results of his inaction. As soon as the war began, Roosevelt also seemed to lose  interest in further social reform. Although the Depression and its unemployment were  solved by the increased production of the war, many of the New Deal programs that had  faced the most conservative opposition were disbanded at the very beginning of the 
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course HIST 2320 taught by Professor Siegenthaler during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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