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    Written by: Marcia Motter Teacher Clayton Middle School mmotter@washoe.k12.nv.us After the bombing of Pearl Harbor‚ was the internment of Japanese-Americans justified? You are going to be the featured guest on CNN. You are an expert on the topic of Japanese internment. You have been asked to discuss the justification of the internment of Japanese-Americans in this country after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Sunday‚ December 7‚ 1941. In a response‚ write an essay explaining your answer

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    JAPANESE AMERICAN INTERNMENT FOLLOWING THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR BY PAUL JONES SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY 15 JUNE‚ 2014 On December 7th‚ 1941‚ the most horrific attack on American soil‚ by a foreign power occurred; 353 Japanese fighters‚ bombers and torpedo planes launched from six Japanese aircraft carriers‚ dropping their devastating payload upon the unprepared naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu‚ Hawaii. Two months after the attack‚ President Franklin D Roosevelt issued one

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    Japanese-American Internment Analysis When Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 on February 19‚ 1942‚1 thousands of Japanese-American families were relocated to internment camps in an attempt to suppress supposed espionage and sabotage attempts on the part of the Japanese government. Not only was this relocation based on false premises and shaky evidence‚ but it also violated the rights of Japanese-Americans through processes of institutional racism that were imposed following the events

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    Japanese-American Internment Camps A historical fact that is not really talked about is the fact that‚ during World War II‚ over 100‚000 Japanese-American people‚ the vast majority of which were actually American citizens‚ were rounded up and shipped to internment camps. These consisted of poorly constructed barracks surrounded by barbed wire‚ sentry posts and armed guards. It all began when Franklin D. Roosevelt gave this war message to Congress on December 8th‚ 1941; “Yesterday‚ December 7th

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    Visiting the Japanese American Museum was an extremely moving and often gut wrenching roller coaster ride of emotions both of happiness and sadness alike. The stories of triumph were ostensibly plastered along the walls in glass cases‚ but so too were the stories of terror and internment of Japanese Americans on no further grounds than their original origin. The Japanese were interned in barracks to supposedly prevent espionage from the US to Japan. The internment of the Japanese was akin to the

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    Exploring further the dichotomy of “Japanese” and “American‚” it says: Okada’s continued use of the word “half” in this quote exposes Ichiro’s

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    Alice Yang Murray‚ What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans Mean? Personal Stories Assignment: Read and be prepared to provide a brief summary of one of the personal stories (chapters) from Last Witnesses: Reflections on the Wartime Internment of Japanese Americans‚ Erica Harth ed. (Chapters will be handed out at the March book group session.) Reading questions: 1. Carefully read the ‘Note for Students’ at the start of the book‚ paying particular attention to what Edward Countryman

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    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 Americans into almost concentration camps. This

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    During World War II‚ after Pearl Harbor‚ approximately 120‚000 Japanese-Americans were relocated to internment camps across the United States. They were denied their basic rights due to the war hysteria that swept the nation. After almost 40 years‚ Congress apologized for the unfair treatment that was inflicted. Americans believe that the apology gave an end to the concept of internment camps in the United States. However‚ after the tragic event on September 11‚ 2001‚ the fear of the religion of

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    attack on Pearl Harbor‚ many Americans became paranoid of espionage from the Japanese. Because of this‚ President Roosevelt issued the internment of all people of Japanese ancestry to provide “national security”. Japanese- Americans were given two days to evacuate‚ and were forced into internment camps (Cooper‚ page 7). Japanese Americans were sent to internment camps because of their nationality‚ and had to undergo many unjust hardships. Although after the internment camps‚ they received compensation

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