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  • Evacuation And Relocation Of Japanese Americans
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    A Loaded Weapon Japanese Relocation Note: these are answers to questions regarding the reading "A Loaded Weapon: Japanese Relocation", but the answers have the questions within them. 1. Japanese and Japanese-Americans in the US did not have a smooth time just up until the time of relocation. Prejudice against Japanese-Americans had been widespread, especially on the West Coast, for one half-century before Pearl Harbor. In addition to the prejudice, Japanese males were prevented from marrying whi...
  • Citizens Of Japanese Ancestry
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    KOREMATSU vs. U.S. 323 U.S. 214 (1944) Perhaps, according to Bernard Schwartz, the greatest failure of American law during World War II may be illustrated by the case of Fred Toyosaburo Korematsu. As graphically described in 1944 by a member of the bench, his case is one that is unique in our system: Korematsu was born on our soil, of parents born in Japan. The Constitution makes him a citizen of the United States by nativity and a citizen of California by residence. No claim is made that he is ...
  • Intern The Japanese Americans
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    Introduction In December 1982, the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CIRC) concluded that the evacuation and incarceration of 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry during World War II were the result of racism, war hysteria, and a failure of the nation's leadership. Six months later, the commission recommended that the U.S. government offer a national apology and payments of $20,000 to the surviving internees as a form of redress. On August 10, 1988, those recommenda...
  • Internment Of The Japanese Canadians
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    I'd like to welcome my partner, fellow classmates, the honorable judge and our worthy opponents. Let it be resolved that the circumstances did not demand the removal of the Japanese Canadians from BC's West Coast in 1942. The main circumstance was the unexpected and sudden attack on US troops-in- training in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. To demand means to ask for something with authority. In this statement, removal means forceful displacement of a group of people to detention and internment...
  • Etta's View Of The Japanese
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    Examine the presentation and role of Etta Heine In the novel 'Snow Falling On Cedars', Etta Heine is only a minor character but she plays an important role. We get insights into Etta's character through her own flashbacks- and she is presented through her actions, body language, what she says and her appearance. The judge observes in confidence to Art, 'You " ve got Etta Heine, who I won't go into, but suffice it to say I don't trust that woman. She's hateful, Art; I don't trust her'. [Chapter 1...

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