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Franklin Roosevelt Elected for his 3rd term
Japanese Military bombs Pearl Harbor
The United States starts putting Japanese in internment camps for the rest of the war, 185,000 citizens were locked away.
Detroit Riots take place with 40 ending up dead with 7 injuries
FDR is elected into his 4th term
Roosevelt dies suddenly, Harry S. Truman to become president.
Harry S. Truman gives permission for bombing Nagasaki and Hiroshima and leads to Japan’s surrender
409,000 workers begin to strike with other industries following suit
United States gives the Philippines their independence
ackie Robinson breaks color barriers with his appearance for the Dodgers on the baseball field
Truman signs in an order which ends segregation in the military
Truman runs for president and wins
NATO is formed between the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, U.K., France, Italy, Iceland, Belgium, Canada, Luxembourg, and the United States
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