Essay On The Relocation Of Japanese Americans

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The Relocation of Japanese-Americans The Japanese Americans relocation in 1942 movement was a campaign that bring awareness to American after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. It lead to racial prejudice, the American attitudes towards Japanese ancestry strongly showed a sense of racism. President Roosevelt signed executive order; which gave order members of the military to certify to moves American citizens of Japanese ancestry and the resident aliens from their area. The Japanese was relocated and evacuated out of the west coast and moved into the internment camps. Above all, the sources from “Minton Eisenhower Justifies the Internment of Japanese Americans”, Milton was a New Deal bureaucrat in the Department of Agriculture. Second, “Government …show more content…

In 1942 the President Roosevelt gives the permission and order to the authorities to relocated Japanese Americans to internment camps. (Eisenhower) likewise, moved into different island caused Japanese Americans under a lots of devastated, because upon arriving in the camp they lived in under difficult conditions, the food was bad, and barracks have crack and knothole, where the dust blows through. The life of Japanese American was difficult, ironically, Milton stated that the reason the commander General of the West Defense should move to island was to help “limited evacuation was a solution to only part of the problem.” In case of unpredictably the Japanese invasion going on, so therefore, all Japanese in the coastal area should moves inland. However, Japanese American worry about the uncertain future and fear what might bring in to life. Houston claimed, their most instant problem was where to live (Houston 153) the government just forces them to move without announcement or let them know before hand, the fact they are about to relocated. The government never asked Japanese American rather they wanted to move or not.(Friend) For instance, the political just sweep them out of rural area because they have a negative opinion (racial bias) on Japanese American base on the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Fried suggested from opinion data, “The opinion studied were not those of the Japanese-Americans, but rather focused on opinions in the nation, whites in the west coast, and whites in agricultural areas of the far west.” the government suddenly want them to vanish from the coast to internment camp. While Houston lived in the internment camp, Houston had recognized that just because she was Japanese American, she was treated differently from the rest and she was struggling with her dual identities: Japanese and American. Houston was interested in Catholic church, where her

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