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Unformatted text preview: Development of the United States http://intra11et.rutgers.edu/%7Eolemens/ W W I Lhtml Development of the United States The "Good War": The Home Front in World War II Theme: much as in the case of World War I, the government portrayed World War II as a crusade, but on the "home front" that crusade has an ambiguous legacy, as often denying and affirming the ideals of a war to save freedom (Roosevelt's four freedoms: "freedom from want, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from fear"). 1. Japanese Americans and the War -heritage of racial prejudice against East Asians -National Origins Act of 1924 -curfew, relocation, and internment camps -Gordon Hirabayashi v. the United States ~vindication? 11. Women at Work -more women employed in industry during the war -but after unemployment of the Great depression -work redefined as low-wage women's work -war ended back to old employment patterns whatever woemn wanted -women in the war The Story of Peggy Terry * III. Blacks and the War -lessons of World War I for black Americans -A. Philip Randolph and the March on Washington Movement -Executive Order 8802 -a new equality? Employment & Fighting in the War The Testimony of Charles A. Gates & T imuel Black" -race riots and zoot suits -a black service veteran reflects * Oral histories used in this lecture come from Studs Terkel, "The Good War ": An Oral History of World War II. Highly recommended. Identification: Pearl Harbor, D—Day, atomic bomb (from text), Japanese relocation centers, Detroit race riot, "Rosie ' the Riveter" (image/reality). Concepts: women and work in WWII; race and work in World War II l ofl - 3/5/2005 10:12 AM , _, ¥ The Osaka Puck graphic W exemplifies the fondness for the bayonet as, in effect, a wartime rendering of the pure sword of Japanese righteousness confronting and exterv minating the enemy. Published in Feb- ruar'y 1942, the heading reads “India! Now is the time to rise!!" The flag bears the motto “Greater East Asia Holy War,” and the demonic nature of the enemy is revealed by Churchill's (or lohn Bull’s) telltale small horns. Cartoons fi'om: John Dower, War without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War (1986). 'amdrafiurs pig/um elnsuruad ‘zm Manuel-pm: u! wanna u! Paqszrqnd ( den 51; Sunni 'y sem uogeusnm aSBd-Hn; sup ‘qoog alfiunf s‘Surler prelian mm; uog ABIBW sq; umop Burma/spa 9.19M asauedef sq; se l umop paqaad flurlp mm 13 fluppad s.(eml\r” l—“'53A[3$u13q1 YO} nrqnon 'yoog 215'qu :q_ 'fior-mpuaq mp :13 5 X105 AHXNOW 3H1. :mreq $an '1q3gsa.(a Am: aAcq [ 3r ‘awp 5m ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course US HISTORY 512:104 taught by Professor Stevenmcgrail during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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