Pearl Harbor Japanese Internment Analysis

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Reasons The #1 reason for the Japanese internment was Pearl Harbor. The president wanted to protect America and wanted there to be no way for the Japanese living in America to commit sabotage or espionage. “Every possible protection against espionage and against sabotage”- E.O. 9066. Japanese Internment was because of the fear Americans felt. Americans feared the Japanese would launch a similar attack like the one on Pearl Harbor. The Japanese were racially targeted because of their ethnicity, because the Japanese, who stilled lived in Japan, attacked Americans and hurt our country. The President authorized to remove anyone he deemed dangerous to be removed from their homes, “Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me as President
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