It had been decided that after World War I, that the United States did not want to get involved in any more foreign affairs. America had become an isolationist country which was unusual for us. Even as the first few invasions of World War II took place, the United States still did not jump in on the action mainly for the reason on how devastating the results were from the First World War.
To make apparent the fact that America was an isolationist country, several policies came into effect. The first of these policies was known as the Good Neighbor Policy. This policy was first initiated by Herbert Hoover but formalized by Roosevelt. It stated that the United States rejected the right to intervene militarily in the...
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...ng the night, continuous flashlights were shone on them to keep watch on them. The Japanese-Americans did not receive any privacy and the internment camps hardly every had medical facilities. The camps also had no court hearings, no due process, and no writs of habeas corpus. Living in these internment camps took away almost all of their rights as citizens. (Foner 870)
December 7, 1941, the day of the infamous Pearl Harbor, changed the American life as they knew it. Almost nothing had been the same after that day. It entered the United States into World War II and affected the Japanese-Americans way of life. The United States want to be an isolationist country did not last long which contributed to the attack of Pearl Harbor and the peace negotiations between Japan and the United States did not help at all and were instead used as a devious plan for the Japanese.
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