Propaganda's Influence On Japanese Americans

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“Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it”-Adolf Hitler. Propaganda can completely change people's opinion or mindset about a subject or topic. Propaganda has the power to turn a complete lie into a truth. propaganda is used to influence people psychologically in order to alter social perceptions.On December 7, 1941, the United States entered World War II when Japan attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor Hawaii. Nearly 2403 people died from this attack.As a result of this attack, America categorized any Asians as part of the Japanese who attacked pearl harbor. Almost two third of the Oregon and California civilization was made up of Japanese descendants. The Americans made propaganda posters…show more content…
They were previously “special targets of white hostility ” (Pbs 1) and when the bombing happened they were set up to be blamed. Before Japanese Americans could not own land, eat in white restaurants, and some could not become citizens. They were not considered real citizens of the united states and this caused people to believe that they were traitors and untrustworthy. The bombing gave Americans a chance to “ renew their hostility toward their Japanese neighbor.”(Pbs 1) This meant that they could take back what they claimed as theirs. The purpose of the US’s prevailing 2018 belief of the Japanese-Americans in 1941 was to make people as if they were obligated to falsely blame Japanese descent for the bombing. Furthermore, they make propaganda posters telling the Japanese they are banned from certain areas and aren’t worthy to be their due to their background and telling the American citizens how the Japanese were untrustworthy and bad people.they make propaganda posters telling the Japanese they are banned from certain areas and aren’t worthy to be their due to their background and telling the American citizens how the Japanese were untrustworthy and bad…show more content…
Uchida does this to shows how the POrtrayal the US gave Japanese affects the lives of Japanese families, how Kenichi must help his family because they're dad got taken away.Since the Japanese god portrayed as untrustworthy by the US, the Japanese had to go to an internment camp which the Japanese were told on short notice so they had to get rid of their belongings fast and pack only what was needed. “Remember,” ken cautioned, “were only supposed to take whatever we can carry. That means no more than two suitcases each.”(33 )Ken was being responsible and making sure that Yuki knew what she had to pack in the small bag to go to the internment camp. Since the Japanese god portrayed as untrustworthy by the US, the Japanese had to go to an internment camp which the Japanese were told on short notice so they had to get rid of their belongings fast and pack only what was needed.“He simply said, “I found the perfect solution for
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