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Essay 1: World War 2 effects AA views of colonialism, nationalism, patriotism, democracy & citizenship Before: - Interethnic tensions (marriages, sexual and social freedom) - 1930s – AWIU-TUUL unites all laborers, Japanese weren’t very willing, segregated - Labor conflict between Japanese and Filipinos starting with a Nisei-Filipino marriage - Alliance between white working class women and immigrant Filipino men (“The Stockton Record editorialized that Filipinos were not Caucasians and hence were “obviously” ineligible to intermarry with whites”- Ronald Takaki) During: - Korean & Chinese (campaigned against Japanese colonialism) - happy when America declared war against Japan after Pearl Harbor attack - Chinese gain new rights(ally, repealed exclusion, increased immigration quota, grant naturalization rights) – new educational and occupational opportunities during war time - Filipinos – “Little Brown Brothers “ in fight against Japan alongside US Navy (Philippine Commonwealth Army) – liberate the Philippines from Japanese control. US promised naturalization rights and veterans benefits - X - Innocent Japanese people on West Coast were taken to camps, homes trashed. Some fought along Americans, some protested internment by refusing
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course HIS AAST 201/ taught by Professor Shinagawa during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.

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