USS Shaw's Attack On Pearl Harbor

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On December 7, 1941, a horrific explosion erupted without warning on Pearl Harbor. This attack was from a Japanese aircraft that bombed the USS Shaw killing several innocent civilians. This started the irrational bias and prejudice that sadly still grips Americans today. The attack on Pearl Harbor awakened the emotions of fear and anger in the American people, so much so that people were desperate to protect their families at whatever cost. The Japanese were relentless and extremely loyal to their home country, but did this mean Japanese Americans were just as loyal and unrelenting to Japan as well? Irrational fear swept over America, the American people wanted to feel safe and protected by their government, so they did the only thing they
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