Minorities durring WWII?
What was the impact of WWII on minorities & by minorities i mean like women, blacks, mexican-americans, Japanese- Americans (i think that's most of the minorities).?
Asked By: Bill N - 3/19/2008
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I wish you would not refer to women as a 'minority' , women make up 50% of the population, we are not a minority... More
Answered By: Louise C - 3/20/2008
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One thing you need to know is that American Indians represented a larger percentage of soldiers (as a percentage of their total population) than any other ethnic group.
Answered By: robe - 3/19/2008
I think the greatest impact was on the 'Old School' military leaders' way of thinking: 1st they said integration could not work. But, after a few brave individual officers allowed minorities to take on greater roles and succeed, the minorities were able to push for a larger role in American society as a whole.
Answered By: wvpackerfan68 - 3/19/2008
During those years minorities were not treated well, especially blacks. They were segregated and few were promoted in the military. Their service to their country was taken for granted... More
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