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    help the ill‚ thousands of prisoners died from common viruses and diseases while interned. If the internees were allowed to live somewhere more humane‚ then perhaps these deaths would have never occurred. Not only were the housing situations in the internment camps cruel‚ the living conditions were so horrible that the Red Cross had to intervene. Mary Tsukamoto‚ a surviving internee explained her experience at one of the camps by saying the following: “We saw all these people behind the fence‚ looking

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    persecuting them during World War One) were all unjustly and unfairly treated for many years‚ until the liberation of the Concentration camps‚ and the release of the prisoners in the ’relocation centers’. While some may argue that the Japanese in these internment camps were treated fairly‚ many returned to their houses after their captivity to find another (white) family living in them‚ and all of their belongings gone. But while the Japanese were in the camps‚ they were given enough food to live on‚ and

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    contributing to the internment of Japanese Canadians. In the novel‚ The Whirlwind‚ Ben Friedman a fourteen year old boy of Jewish culture escapes the anti-Semitism in Germany‚ and flees to America. There‚ he meets a friend named John who is of Japanese descent. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor‚ John and his family are sent to Internment camps due to the fact that they were Japanese‚ possibly because they could be spies. Thousands of Japanese Canadians in Canada were sent to several Internment camps. Inside

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    which began this prohibition. News came to use that we were going to have to move to internment camps. We had a couple months to prepare to go to the internment camps. Some people in other areas only had a couple of days. We learned about the Relocation Centers through posters that had been posted and from talking to other people. The United States called it a Relocation Center so it didn’t sound as harsh as internment camp. Other than that we heard nothing and had no idea what to expect. We had to report

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    How Frongoch Internment Camp Influenced the War of Independence.   Frongoch Interment Camp was situated in Frongoch in Merionethshire‚ Wales. It was a makeshift place of imprisonment during World War 1. It housed German prisoners of war in an abandoned distillery and crude huts up until 1916‚ but in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin‚ Ireland‚ the German prisoners were moved and it was used as a place of internment for approximately 1‚800 Irish. Notable prisoners included Michael

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    19th 1942‚ Roosevelt signed the executive order 9066. Under the terms of the order‚ people of Japanese descent were placed in internment camps. The United States’ justification for this abominable action was that the Japanese American’s may spy for their Homeland. Over 62% of the Japanese that were held in these camps were American Citizens. The United States’ internment of the Japanese was a poor and cowardly method of ‘keeping the peace.’ The United States was not justified in stowing away Japanese

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    The Unimaginable: The life in Japanese Americans Internment Camps By OUTLINE Introduction Thesis: Even though the Japanese Americans were able to adapt to their new environment‚ the Japanese American internment camps robbed the evacuees of their basic rights. Background I. Japanese Americans adapted to their new environment by forming communities at the camps. A. One of the first actions that evacuees took is establishing school system. B. The evacuees established self-government

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    Japanese Internment: racist or not? The “Japanese Internment” was an incident that occurred in World War II. The internment was to place all Japanese citizens into holding camps‚ wither American citizen or not. Some argue that the internment was solely based on racism‚ because the US were at war with Japan. In February 1942 President Roosevelt signed the Executive Order 9066‚ which declared that the U.S. armed forces could designate military areas in which certain people had to be expelled

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    Japanese Internment During World War II in February of 1942 President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066‚ demanding that all Japanese-Americans be relocated to internment camps (www.ushistory.org). The federal government gave many different reasons as to why the internment of American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II was justifiable. Although their reasons may seem valid considering the circumstances of World War II‚ they were not. The internment was an unjustifiable violation

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    Japanese Internment

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    Michael Burns October 20‚ 2012 Introduction to Sociology Race & Ethnicity Assignment A Look at Japanese Internment of WWII To start off‚ the definition of internment is the imprisonment or confinement of people‚ commonly in large groups‚ without trial. (The Oxford English Dictionary[->0] 1989) Japanese Americans in 1942 were taken to internment camps during WWII because of suspicions of their allegiance and dedication to the United States. Any Japanese American regardless of citizenship

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