Before the war, what assumptions did Jeanne’s family have about what it means to be a US citizen?

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Prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and the United States' subsequent entry into World War II, Jeanne's family were fully committed to pursuing the American Dream. Despite living in a predominantly white neighborhood they don't feel in any way out of place. Jeanne's family are hard-working, law-abiding people who regard themselves as American as anyone else. It's notable that after Pearl Harbor Jeanne's father symbolically burns the Japanese flag. This is an expression of his loyalty and...

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