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Organization founded by pacifists in 1942 to promote racial equality through peaceful means
Congress of Racial Equality(CORE)
A term used in 1942 to describe a Mexian farm laborer brought to the U.S.
bracero
A Spanish-speaking neighborhood
barrio
confined
interned
A Japanses American whose parents were born in Japan.
Nisei
What strategies did African Americans use to gain equal rights during WWII?
They launched the "double-V" campaign to win equality at home, founded (CORE), and used activism to try to end discrimination.
What changes took place in the kinds of jobs women held before and during WWII?
Before the war women worked as teachers, secretaries, and clerks but rarely entered professional careers. In wartime, women worked in higher paying jobs in manufacturing and the defense industries.