Colborn Roxworthy Summary

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In the article, Colborn-Roxworthy focuses on the ambivalent internment camps. In 1942, The United States order hundreds of thousands Japanese Americans to relocate to camps such as the Manzanar in Inyo Country, California. The government portrayed this camps as “Better Than Hollywood, snow on mountains, amazing weather.” (Pg145) The government tried to put up a façade which was all false information hiding the cruel reality that the Japanese actually went through the dehumanization of the internment camps. The contradiction lies between by what the media the government stated about the camps, and the cruelty of the Japanese internees. Also these camps were known as relocation centers for the “evacuated Japanese Americans” in order for the government
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