Four Freedoms

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The word freedom gives us the rights to act, speak, and think. The meaning of freedom changes over the course of the following four periods: the Second World War, the Cold War era, the 1960s, and the era of neoliberalism. The following periods have different meaning of freedom. During the Second War, freedom is exemplified through Roosevelt’s four freedoms, the inequality for minorities whereas the Cold War era exemplifies freedom as anti-communism and democracy. Also, the 1960’s focused freedom on civil rights movements and the era of neoliberalism exemplified the rebirth of our country.
“Freedom” is exemplified from Roosevelt’s four freedoms in the Second World War. The four freedoms were: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from
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In the reading, “Dissent in Korematsu v. the United States,” Robert A. Jackson, experienced the hardships of Japanese immigration. Through his experience, it revealed the truth about our “great country.” Jackson was scared for our country. He worried about our country’s future. He questioned whether or not we would be a good example of freedom. Jackson revealed the hypocrisy of the Supreme Court ruling in Korematsu v. United States. He talks about how there is a great amount of racial discrimination and also argued that freedom should be given to anyone, whether you 're Japanese or…show more content…
As much as there was inequality among race, there was also a segregation between gender. For instance, women are more seen as persuasive, less qualified and capable leaders than men. Lesbian woman in particular were often invisible and not outspoken during the Civil Rights Movement. The reading, "The Woman Identified Woman," written by Radical Lesbians, surprised me and resonated in me because through the readings, they wanted to show awareness to women who have struggled and learned in raising groups, but particularly to gay women. For example the reading begins with defining a lesbian as a "rage of all women condensed to the point of explosion" and how acts in accordance with her inner compulsion to be a more complete and freer human being than her society-perhaps then, cares to allow her" (The Women Identified Woman, par
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