Japanese Internment Camps Were The Uprising Of World War II

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Japanese American internment camps were the uprising of World War II. Numerous internment camps were created across the United States when the Japanese killed thousands of Americans in the Pearl Harbor bombings. Because of this, all Japanese people were forced to evacuate their homes throughout the United States; this caused many businesses to shut down. The United States government attempted to cover up these camps by keeping it quiet, but they eventually made their way to the media. Many people around the world believe that these camps were unnecessary. Did this incident cause the war to become even worse from that point on?
After Pearl Harbor, Japanese American Internment Camps were put into place on February 19, 1941 (Sundquist 529).
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The reason the Americans called them aliens was because the government thought they were going to help the Japanese military break down the government. In other words, they believed President Franklin D. Roosevelt would be assassinated and taken out of the presidency. After the Pearl Harbor bombing, all non-American citizens were known as high class aliens. The executive order stated that if Americans felt they were in danger, they would be removed from their neighbors (“PBS”). Many internees who were going to be put in the camps had “panic sales” where they would sell all of their belongings before interment and before their stores were looted. So not only were the Japanese American people taken away from their homes, but they also had more problems ahead of them.
The relocation process was unbelievable; people were kicked out of their houses and families were separated from each other. Starting out the WRA, meaning War Relocation Authority of WWII. “All across the West, relocation notices were posted on April 30th, 1942 (“PBS”).” The War Relocation Authority administered 10 concentration camps located in isolated parts of the country away from large cities, industries and railroad lines, and military installations (Okihiro 251). This is an indicator that the United States government was trying to hide these camps from the public. The WRA camps were sizable cities holding tens of thousands of Japanese Americans (Okihiro 251). In exchange
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