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    Photograph #1 shows a large group of Japanese Americans lining up behind a table, for what appears to be their registration into a Japanese internment camp. Within the group, you can see looks of confusion and distress on most of the adult faces, as well as looks of confusion and crying from the children. Many of the Japanese Americans are carrying few belongings other than the man to the left with one bag in his hand, and the woman in front of him who has an item in her hands; it is implied that

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    divided due to the fear of espionage and sabotage, forms of spying which could help aid the enemy in war. This division promoted distrust, discrimination and violence toward Japanese immigrants and their children. To offset these fears resulting from war, Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadian citizens were forced into internment camps, resulting in a heightened sense of tension upon arrival home and finally the compensations of both US and Canadian governments By 1942, the tensions of war had drastically

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    Japanese interment camps, if you're like me, are unheard of. The camps happened during World War II. It was a sad situation that America seems to hide because there is no way to justify what they did. American citizens had their rights stripped away before their eyes. They were treated awful despite what the Constitution said. Japanese interment camps began after the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. The repercussions of Pearl Harbor stereotyped Japanese people as untrustworthy. In February of 1942,

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    surprise military strike by the Japanese Navy air service, United States was thrilled and it provoked World War II. Two months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, U.S. President FDR ordered all Japanese-Americans regardless of their loyalty or citizenship, to evacuate the West Coast. This resulted over 127,000 people of Japanese descent relocate across the country in the Japanese Internment camps. Many of them were American Citizens but their crime was being of Japanese ancestry. They were forced to

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    for Japanese-Americans during World War II, where approximately 120,000 Japanese-Americans were forced to evacuate the West Coast of the Continental United States to reside in what were later known as “internment camps.” As a response to the rising racial prejudice against Japanese immigrants (known as Issei) and their Japanese-American children (known as Nisei) and in addition to the Bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, the government required Japanese civilians to stay in these camps for an

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    Sending The Japanese How would the government feel if they were forced to go to internment camps from their home? I have feelings of sad and mad because the japanese didn't deserve this poor treatment. The japanese were not treated fairly by the U.S government. The Japanese americans were forced to give up their possessions and their property. Japanese- Americans had to live in very poor and bad conditions at these camps. Japanese were given bearings/tags

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    Japanese-Americans were forced to evacuate from coastal areas following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. A massive amount of Americans who were not of Japanese descent believed that the Japanese community could not be trusted, so the government felt that it was necessary to remove them from their homes and place them in camps located away from militarized coastal regions. This was a controversial decision at the time and still receives criticism today for going against typical American constitutional

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    The issues of Japanese-American internment camps is one of the most controversial, yet important time periods of American history. Many have asked: Why should we learn about this event? The event of Japanese-American internment camps has changed the way America and its citizens are looked upon. As Americans, this event is important to learn so that an injustice like this will never happen again in our history. This event has helped many people gain more rights and civil liberties. This event has

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    that the Japanese were not to be trusted, and that the Japanese-American citizens of the United States were much the same. As such, they had resorted to establishing internment camps, or preventive labor prisons, so as to keep them in check and ostensibly to prevent further Japanese sabotage. However, the government’s actions were not fully justified, as several factors had interplayed into the circumstances that directly contradicted the intentions and visible results of the internment of the Japanese-Americans

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    from day to day without any purpose…”, this is one of the quotes from the Japanese-Americans that were relocated to one of the tragic internment camps. The Japanese-Americans were being relocated and played around with when they were under suspicion of being spies. Many people were being racist to the Japanese race at this time, which made many Japanese people feel crestfallen. The Japanese were sent to harsh internment camps with very cramped living spaces. The mess halls provided grub-style food

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