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iii.Despite being able to fight in WW1, what was the position of Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans during WW1?
iv.What was the Gentlemen's Agreement and why was it not so gentlemanly?●The agreement whereby Japan agreed to end migration to the US except for the wives and children ofmen already in the country. In 1913, California barred all aliens incapable to becoming naturalizedcitizens (that is, all Asians) from owning or leasing land.f.The Color Linei.Describe the conditions of life for blacks.●Barred from joining most unions and from skilled employment, black workers had little access to“industrial freedom.” A majority of adult black women worked outside the home, but for wages thatoffered no hope of independence. Predominantly domestic and agricultural workers, they remainedunaffected by the era’s laws regulating the hours and conditions of female labor. Nor could blacks, themajority desperately poor, participate fully in the emerging consumer economy, either as employees inthe new department stores (except as janitors and cleaning women) or as purchasers of the consumergoods now flooding the marketplace.ii.How did many Progressives react to these conditions for blacks?1.Why?