Native Americans During The World War II

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During the World War II, many ethnic groups such as the Native Americans, Latinas, Japanese Americans and African Americans were struggling and fighting for their freedom and equal rights, many of the ethnic group achieved their goals due to the effort they all had to go through. After the World War II, the Native Americans faced discrimination and they were not offered housing, employment, education, land rights, water rights, and voting. The Indian veterans then returned back home different expectations about how they were to be treated, while they had fought in Europe and the pacific they had been treated as equals during the fights, but then they returned home to find out they were still second-class citizens. Indian veterans expected to be able to vote, but when the United States attempted to deny them that right, they immediately took their cases to the court. In the state of Arizona, Frank Harrison and Harry Austin, who were in the Indian reservation attempted to register to vote, but they were not allowed to, then the Arizona supreme court made a decision the state of Arizona and the United States have violated the constitutional rights. The same incident happened in New Mexico, a teacher attempted to register the vote to obtaining the rights and was refused. Instead of walking away and accepting to be a non-citizen in the United States, he fought to obtain his voting rights. By then the court found out that New Mexico had discriminated against Indians denying them
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