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The American People at War: Minorities and Women and the Second World War

The American Experience in World War II, Volume Ten

by Walter Hixson

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL7496905M
ISBN 100415940389
ISBN 109780415940382

The war provides new opportunities for women and minorities at home. Women took the place of men in the work force. 25% of the labor force was women. Many women became wage earners for the first time. “Rosie the Riveter” was a fictional symbol that represented working women. Over , women served in the armed forces.   World War II opened the door for women to work in more types of jobs than ever before, but with the return of male soldiers at war’s end, women, especially married women, were once again.

May 4, - HBG is excited to present American Minorities at War (AMI) – a Global War expansion celebrating the often-unrecognized contribution of American Minorities to the Allied victory in World War II. See more ideas about World war ii, World war and War pins. During the early years of World War II, Japanese Americans were forcibly relocated from their homes in the West Coast because military leaders and public opinion combined to fan unproven fears of sabotage. As the war progressed, many of the young Nisei, Japanese immigrants' children who were born with American citizenship, volunteered or were drafted to serve in the United States military.

The war also brought women into the labor force in droves. By , six million women were employed, nearly half of them in defense plants, including more than four thousand in Mobile. One of them, Emma Belle Petcher, learned to assemble bomber parts with such skill that she was one of two women put in charge of quality control.   World War II also, however, had a profound impact on the lives of women and ethnic minorities in the United States. Because white men were the primary candidates of the draft, women and minorities were able to fill job openings that were created when over 1 .


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A Workforce Changed by War: Unemployment Disappears The war virtually ended unemployment in America. The need for workers led manufacturers to hire women, teenagers, the aged, and minorities previously excluded by discrimination from sectors of the economy.

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American Women in World War II: On the Home Front and Beyond. American women played important roles during World War II, both at home and in uniform. Not only did they give their sons, husbands, fathers, and brothers to the war effort, they gave their time, energy, and some even gave their lives.

African Americans played an important role in the military during World War 2. The events of World War 2 helped to force social changes which included the desegregation of the U.S.

military forces. This was a major event in the history of Civil Rights in the United States. World War II From Non Minority Citizens Words | 4 Pages. The thoughts about World War II from non-minority citizens in America transpired into the label of a “good war” due to the heroic actions taken by our servicemen who fought to protect the “four essential human freedoms: freedom of speech and expression, freedom of every person to worship God in his own way, freedom of want, and.

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During World War II, over six million women took an active part in the work force. They filled positions in factories or working on farms. Over three million women worked for the Red Cross and overwomen served in the military. At the end of the war, women were. The participation of ethnic minorities in the US armed forces during World War II highlighted an inconsistency in American ideology at the time.

The United States invaded Europe to fight against Hitler’s Nazi regime and its idea that there is an Aryan master or superior race, while perpetuating racism at home, some minorities believed.

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