Japanese American Internment

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Japanese Americans Internment Image being forced out of your home by the government, and then being involuntary to live in horrible conditions in the like the internment camps! The Japanese Americans were treated very inhumanely in the internment camps during WWII in many ways. The Americans government played a major role during this time, and the government was the ones who placed the Japanese Americans in the internment camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The American government also gave the Japanese Americans not even a weeks notice to gather, and only could keep what they could carry with them. In the internment camps that the American government the Japanese Americans were not treated equally like they originally hoped they would by coming to America. Lastly, the way the internment camps was not the best place to be living in, and abuse despite being rare it still happened. The Japanese Americans were being treated savagely in the internment camps during World War II. One example of the way the Japanese Americans were treated inhumanely was throughout the war the Japanese Americans were trying their hardest to protest against the way they were being treated in the internment camps. The Japanese Americans wanted and insisted to be recognize as loyal American citizens (Library of Congress). To add on to that the conditions at the internment camps, they were notably difficult and traumatic, leaving the worried mothers with only a few options but to provide not only emotional support, but also physical support. While all the Japanese Americans could do was hope for the best (Dusselier [Page 12). Along with, the abuse the Japanese Americans in the eyes of the Americans viewed them as aliens forcing abuse on them whether it b... ... middle of paper ... ...forty-nine only took up twelve percent, fifty to fifty-nine took up the largest portion which is twenty-eight percent, and lastly anyone over the age of sixty just like ages twenty to twenty-nine and thirty to thirty-nine it took up eighteen percent (Nishimoto). Richard S. Nishimoto on February 1945, he wrote about the closure of Poston, which contained of more than four hundred manuscripts pages. The first which was a two-hundred-page study this manuscript titled Initial Impact of the Army Announcement of Recission of the Exclusion Orders and the WRA Announcement of Liquidation of the Relocation Centers. This manuscript focuses majority on the rumors and the public opinion (Nishimoto). Richard’s second manuscript was a hundred and ten paged report Development Leading to Participation in the All Center Conference and Visit of the Representative of the Spanish Embassy

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