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EXECUTIVE ORDER 9066
Introduction
The Japanese were the first immigrants to come across the Pacific Northwest in 1880s. They came here to America because there was a high demand for immigrant work, the amount of money they paid was so low. Time had pass and the Japanese helped construct the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and more. The Japanese were treated horrible due to their appearance; they cannot buy any land. There was much hate in this generation. Years later Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. Why did it happened? America declared an embargo on japan; they stopped sailing them petroleum. Two months later on February 19, 1942, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Executive Order 9066, this meant that all Japanese …show more content…

There was a high demand for immigrant workers because of the cheap labor. The Japanese helped construct the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and Oregon short line. With much team work and loyalty larger cities like Portland helped the new immigrants travel by providing rooming houses, restaurants and stores. One immigrant that changed Portland was named “Shintaro Takaki he went to Portland to go to Japanese to sell Chinese goods” (Mercier …show more content…

Hundreds of Japanese troops destroyed 8 of the biggest battle ships and over 300 airplanes. More than 2,000 American Troops died and over 1,000 were hurt. The day after the assault, “President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan” ( History.com/Staff, 2009).
Executive order 9066
On February 19, 1942 Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Executive Order 9066, this meant that all Japanese citizens no matter how loyal they were to the U.S to leave the West Coast. “The Supreme Court upheld the legality of the relocation order in Hirabayashi v. United States and Korematsu v. United States. Early in 1945, Japanese-American citizens of undisputed loyalty were allowed to return to the West Coast, but not until March 1946 was the last camp closed.” (History staff 2009).
Internment Camps
This was a very hard time to go through many families only had 48 hours to evacuate their house. Many fortune hunters would pay them less for stuff they could not take with them even though it cost way more.
Japanese American in the

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