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Given the opportunity, those 200,000 Filipino soldiers fought alongside U.S. troops during World War II and believed that in return they would receive U.S. citizenship. Melendy proclaims that "the granting of citizenship in 1946 provided Filipinos with the opportunity to fight the exclusionists and their attempted legal discrimination...
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The Filipinos newly acquired status also provided the means by which they could seek economic and social rights" (57). During the war, Filipino soldiers had a major impact in the Pacific in their efforts to defend the islands fighting courageously in crucial battles against Japan. At first the social status of the Filipinos soldiers did not change as they were still discriminated against by the American people who still viewed Filipinos as "strangers...
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