How Did President Roosevelt's Effect On Japanese American Society

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Two months after December 7, 1941, when Japanese launched their aircraft to attack American Pacific fleet, Hawaii, which killed 2,403 American citizen, soldiers, and civilians and sink many boats, airplanes, President Roosevelt signed the Executive Order 9066 to designate military area which targeted to more than 110,000 Japanese American people living along the West Coast. This Order raised up the unfair situation in the America’s society, deeply affect to the economic and the military camp did not provide enough safety condition for all Japanese America. The Executive Order of President Roosevelt created unfair situations in the American society because this order forced all Japanese American lost their jobs, their houses and their life without any specific evidences which proved they supported Japan to attack America. No one have rights to judge other people based on their race, color or their origin, but the President made an Order which completely again that idea. There were more than 158,000 Japanese people in Hawaii forced to leave their home, and gave up their jobs. More than 50% of those people were American citizens. Many American citizens believed Japanese American …show more content…

Japanese American were one of the major sources of labor, main forces to the agriculture and some families even had their own lands. This order prevented them to work which cut down the large amount of experience labors and decreased the tax collections. In addition, because of Japanese did not have enough of time to prepare for the relocation, they had to sell their home with the cheap price which reduce the competition of land market. The housing price and labor sources were unstable, and weak. Many families lost their homes, farms, jobs and other properties. Children lost their education, and freedom. The time in the military camps would have significant impacts to both Japanese adults and

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