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Chapter 17 Section 4: The Home Front
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GI Bill of Rights (GI Bill)
Provided education and training for veterans, paid for by the federal government.
Founded the Congress of Racial Equality.
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
Confronted urban segregation in the North.
Summer 1943. Anti-Mexican riots. Started when 11 sailors in Los Angeles reported they had been attacked by zoot-suit-wearing Mexican Americans.
Confinement of Japanese Americans due to fear and uncertainty.
Korematsu v. United States (1944)
Japanese American fight for justice. Government stated that the policy was justified on the basis of "military necessity."
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
Pushed the government to compensate those sent to the camps for their lost property.
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