Summary Of Japanese Americans, African Americans And American Women In WWII

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Japanese Americans, African Americans, and American Women in WWII

The three ethnic groups that I chose to write about is the Japanese Americans, African Americans, and American women in World War II. For example, Takaki told his experiences of the military men, the immigrants, and the government during World War II. The United States was hypocritical having this ethnic groups is expected to fight for freedom but weren't treated as free individuals as promised when they were drafted. In Takaki's he states some powerful statements such as, “War for Racial Equality”, “Four Freedoms”. (Takaki, 7) The four freedoms are the Freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear, which was goals articulated by the United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 6, 1941. Equally important, Ruth Benedict argued that Hitler’s Anti-Semitism required Americans to challenge their own racism. (Takaki, 6) In my opinion, there is no Master Race, we all equal rather we are Japanese, African, White, etc.. We are all from one race called the human race. During World War II it was not only racism in the service it was also still going on with the civilians. As World War II took place Takaki expressed his feelings about the military men, the immigrants, and the government due to that he felt that the United States was very hypocritical.
Firstly, Japanese Americans during World War II were displaced from their homes and placed in concentration camps (Takaki,

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