How did the experiences of Asian-Americans, Native Americans, and Mexican-Americans compare?
World War II is often referred to as the “Good War.” Evaluate that title for the war. Is it appropriate? Why, or why not?
Discuss World War II’s impact on ethnic minorities in America. How did the experiences of Asian-Americans, Native Americans, and Mexican-Americans compare? How did their experiences differ on both the individual and group level? Be sure to consider these experiences in the context of the war on all fronts when composing your response.
Eric Foner wrote “the language with which World War II was fought helped to lay the foundation for postwar ideals of human rights that extend to all mankind.” Do you agree with that statement? Why, or why not?