Summary Of Chapter 22 Apush

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Chapter 22 talks about the good neighbor policy that was created by President Roosevelt. He had plans to improve diplomacy between the United States and its Latin neighbors by being a “good neighbor”. He felt the United States could offer Military intervention in those countries. He also tried to improve Soviet Relations by exchanging ambassadors. The American Indians had the opportunity to participate in the war efforts as “code talkers”. These code talkers were instrumental because they could communicate in their own language, something the Japanese could not figure out. Many Indians were able to leave the reservations and join the war effort by taking jobs in different war industries. Many did not return to the reservations after the war, once they were exposed to urban life. For the first time, many were able to attend college due to the GI bill. Asian Americans also participated in the war. These were immigrants from China, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines. Mostly they were put into exclusive Asian units. …show more content…

These were supposed to be non-violent protest that show to the nation the inequalities that the blacks faced. Riots broke out and many blacks were arrested and 2 killed. Because of the violence, Martin Luther King Jr. was asked to come to Birmingham. It is here that he created his famous “letter from Birmingham jail”. He brought to light for other clergy men who were opposed to him being there the injustices that Blacks in Birmingham had endured. He wanted to emphasize to the need for non-violent protest. It was in Birmingham that King encourage the black school children into the streets. The Birmingham police unleashed a violence against the children that was found repulsive to the entire world. He used attacks dogs, high pressured fire hoses and night sticks against the children. Due to the negative publicity, this was seen as a win for the civil rights

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