African Americans, and Mexican Americans were finding new opportunities in their day-to-day lives. They were given jobs and were allowed to work in factories. However, due to the nature of the world war, Japanese Americans were taken from their homes and sent elsewhere. They were placed in internment camps, a prison. These Americans were imprisoned for simply being of Japanese descent. The attack on Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii, scared the president. So, he did what he thought was best for the safety of his country by placing Japanese individuals safely away from everyone else. (www.digitalhistory.uh.edu)
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...out 5% less in real income than they did in 1970. And so the inflation rose to 12.4% despite the tightest money and largest unemployment in the nation’s postwar history.
The time of the Great Depression, the time of World War II, and the time of post World War II are probably three of the most significant events in history. As hard as they were, We learned a lot from them. We learn what works in certain situations, we learned what doesn’t work in some situations, but we also learned but some leaders have to step on some toes to get stuff done. The Presidents during these times we’re not necessarily liked. Except, maybe Roosevelt because he was the light of hope in a tunnel of darkness. However, the president after him didn’t hesitate to make people mad in order to begin repairing this nation. It is because of these presidents our nation works the way it does, today.
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