The Meiji rulers of Japan decided that the internal aggression of Tokugawa rule had to end and with it begun to diminish the problems Japan had in its own land. Unlike its neighbour Korea in terms of natural resources ... ... middle of paper ... ...ing into Korea and creating a safe haven between Russia and the Japanese motherland. Another issue that motivated the Japanese insertion into Korea were the similarities between themselves and their counterparts. Language, culture, religion and national identity were almost identical to those in China so controlling Korea would not have as many logistical complexities. All of these facts point to Japan seeing itself as the regions ‘big brother’, encouraging Asianism.
There are several military and constitutional justifications the United States government had in placing the Japanese in internments after the attack on Pearl Harbor. These justifications can all be related to National Security, with fear of future attacks, sabotage and espionage, and doubt of Japanese American’s loyalty. The main purpose of the government is protection under the constitution. To ensure national security, the privacy of one maybe evaded to secure millions. Very few advocates of civil liberties stepped forward against the internments regardless of the constitutional rights being invaded of the American citizens and resident aliens.
Drawing upon the lessons of Manchurian industrialization, technocrats downplayed the anti-capitalist rhetoric of the New Order and recast their policies in more business-friendly terms. It was drawn by The Prime Japanese Minister, This was a consequence of the Manchurian crisis. General Hideki Tojo was one of the main supporters of the new order, He was an ex-commander of the Kwantung army and is now an army minster. Some countries agree with the new order because it benefited them. But others didnt like the United States who begin an embargo of aircraft and aircraft parts against Japan which means an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country.So as you see United States didnt want nothing to do japan But Japan wasn’t fi... ... middle of paper ... ...ween neighbours.
The rights of the Japanese as American citizens were taken away and this can happen again. This is an important factor in the Constitution, because the government must be able to protect the country and its citizens in times of war even if it means unintentionally making innocent people suffer. Still, what happened to the Japanese-Americans was horrible which was not realized until too late, because they really did not threaten nation’s safety. Their forced internment should have been more carefully planned. The Japanese-Americans were evacuated because of their ancestry, but this does not mean the internment was necessarily racist.
We, as Americans, by interning the Japanese violated amendments four, six, and fourteen. Amendment number four, as stated in the U.S. Constitution, claims “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon pr... ... middle of paper ... ...evidence, and then act and intern the people that were responsible. The key word here is responsible. The Japanese-Americans were not responsible for the acts of Pearl Harbor that were committed against American civilians and soldiers. This is what we need to realize.
Japan feared America's reaction to their plans to seize Southeast Asia, yet did not let that fear get in their way. Japan completed their control of Indochina by seizing the southern half. The American government answered back by placing an embargo on oil shipments heading for Japan. The Japanese viewed this as an act of war, for they knew their military and industrial forces would not last long with out oil. The United States tried to resolve their differences with Japan, throughout 1941.
Americans thought that the Japanese might be terrorists in disguise. In February of 1942, President Roosevelt ordered Americans of Japanese to be sent to concentration camps which were located in various areas of the United States. There were many aspects to the imprisonment of the Japanese-Americans such as their life before coming to the camps, the executive order 9066, and what it was like being in the concentration camps. The first aspect to the imprisonment of the Japanese-Americans was their life before coming to the camps. Japanese life was very similar to how the Americans live.
The U.S. has a great deal with China and didn't want to loose it so they’ll have to help although the U.S. didn't want to get involve in the war; they knew somehow someway they are going to be headed that way into the war. Still the U.S. had helped China and the other countries even before the war started. So it’s only fair. Even thought Japan and the United state was great allies they still attacked Pearl Harbor because of the action the United State had given to the countries in Asia. Japan didn’t appreciate that the U.S. also helped China so they attacked china too.
Though the Order seems to be in violation of the Constitution at the time, the Supreme Court upheld it because of “military necessity.” “There was evidence of disloyalty on the part of some [Japanese Americans], the military authorities considered that the need for action was great, and time was short. We cannot – by availing ourselves of the calm perspective of hindsight – now say that at that time these actions were unjustified,” stated Justice Hugo Black on December 18, 1944 (quoted in Irons, 1989: 83). The War Department oversaw the removal of people of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast based upon wartime military necessity. Shortly ... ... middle of paper ... ...t and control of alien enemies, except as such duty and responsibility is superseded by the designation of military areas hereunder. THE WHITE HOUSE, Franklin D. Roosevelt, February 19, 1942.
Ndubuisi Benjamin Harbor AAST 201 4/23/14 JAPANESE AMERICAN INTERNMENT Introduction The whole issue involved with the unfair treatment of Japanese Americans in the internment camps by the Americans, started not so long after Japanese warplanes bombed the Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt, the chief of staff at that time signed an Executive Order 9066 which entailed the detainment of anyone who had any descendant from Japan. Contradictory to all evidences presented by the intelligence agencies, first generation Japanese Americans were the easy prey used by the government to show they had total control of the situation. Using several primary documents and secondary sources, the forced imprisonment and harsh mistreatment of Japanese Americans in internment camps would be examined. Since there was a huge influx of Japanese Americans in the West Coast, there was anger and fear that they might take over the U.S [Yellow Peril].