[2015] April Smith (Period 6): Japanese Internment During WWII

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[2015] April Smith (Period 6): Japanese Internment During WWII

Japanese Internment During WWII

The injustice that occurred was that all Japanese-Americans had to go to concentration camps. They even had to go if they had never been to Japan, it was only because of their ancestory. some Japanese were falsely accused of committing crimes. Even after they were released, Americans still didn't trust the Japanese-American's.

The victims of the Japanese internment during WWII were anyone with Japanese ancestory, even if they weren't from Japan, and even if they had never been to Japan in their life.

Describe the injustice that occurred

The Japanese-American's lost most of their belongings including their homes. They were only allowed to bring what they could carry to the internment camps. Also, they lost their jobs, and sometimes families were even seperated.

President Roosevelt made the Japanese-Americans victims when he signed Executive Order 9066 in 1942. This order authorized the Government to relocate people from military areas. This authority was used to relocate Japanese-Americans to internment camps.

Who made them victims?

The event that led to the injustice was when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As a result, other Americans thought that the Japanese-Americans could not be trusted.

What events lead to the injustice?

What did the victims lose?

Who were the victims?


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