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America is in the Heart - Part 4, Chapter 47 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Chapter 47 Summary

Carlos is in Los Angeles when Pearl Harbor is attacked. He goes to Macario's room when Jose and his son arrive. They all discuss the situation. That night they go to a bar and find themselves in the middle of a brawl. They all go to recruiting centers to volunteer but are refused because they are Filipinos. When the Philippines and Binalonan are attacked they start a movement to allow Filipinos to serve in the armed forces. They want to fight to free their country of birth, especially since many still have family there. Eventually President Roosevelt signs a special proclamation allowing Filipinos to fight in the armed forces.

Part 4, Chapter 47 Analysis

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Filipino group finds they cannot volunteer to serve in the armed forces. They try again when the Philippines is attacked. They want to help fight for...

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