Japanese Internment Camps Ten weeks after the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor, President Franklin

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Japanese Internment Camps Ten weeks after the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) singed an Executive Order of 9066 that authorized the removal of any people from military areas “as deemed necessary or desirable”(FDR). The west coast was home of majority of Japanese Americans was considered as military areas. More than 100,000 Japanese Americans was sent and were relocated to the internment camps that were built by the United States. Of the Japanese that were interned, 62 percent were Nisei (American born, second generation) or Sansei (third-generation Japanese) the rest of them were Issai Japanese immigrants. Americans of…show more content…
The 4th Amendment was violated because the FBI searched the homes of Japanese often without search warrants, seeking any items identified as being a Japanese .The 5th Amendment was also violated because it forced the removal and subsequent detention of Japanese Americans as a result in the denial of witness in their favor. The Japanese who were picked up by the FBI were denied a speedy trial or access to any legal representative. Many of the Bill of Rights Amendments Constitutional laws were violated by the American people and even the president. Many of the Japanese Americans were deprived of their liberty and property when forced from their jobs, homes, and communities into barbed wire, guarded centers, and into the camps. Another thing that was bad about the internment camp is that there was a lot of racism going on between the Americans and the Japanese. The anti-racism has been going in the United States since the 19th century. There were tensions between the Asian immigrant workers and the whites because they were force to compete for jobs and land. The United States Congress decided to discourage the Japanese immigrants and to prohibit the naturalization of Japanese immigrants. “The state of California banned the marriages between the whites and the people of Asian descent” (KIM). This is also racism also because the Japanese were the only race that was send to the camps. There were signs on street and billboard on stores

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