It is only one more item to add to a list of shameful happening like My Lai, American slavery, Sand Creek, The Trail of Tears, the Civil War POW camps or the Black Kettle Massacre at the Washita.
Roger Daniels has written: 'Racism in California' -- subject(s): Race relations, Minorities 'Prisoners without trial' -- subject(s): Japanese Americans, History, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, World War, 1939-1945 'American Concentration Camps: A Documentary History of the Relocation..' 'Concentration Camps' 'An age of apology?' -- subject(s): History, Restorative justice, Reparations 'The fierce-fighting Sioux turned Christian' -- subject(s): Siouan Indians 'Concentration camps, North America' -- subject(s): Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, Japanese Americans, Japanese, Canada 'Eleanor Roosevelt' 'Rice and bulgur quick-cooking processes' 'The decision to relocate the Japanese Americans' -- subject(s): Japanese Americans, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 'American Concentration Camps: June, 1942-November, 1945 : Raising Japanese American Troops (American Concentration Camps : a Documentary History of)' 'Anti-Chinese Violence in North America' 'Essays in western history in honour of Professor T.A. Larson'
Louis Fiset has written: 'Camp Harmony' -- subject(s): History, Puyallup Assembly Center (Puyallup, Wash.), Japanese Americans, World War, 1939-1945, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, Ethnic relations 'Imprisoned Apart' -- subject(s): Japanese Americans, Correspondence, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Thousands of Japanese-Americans were forced to live in Japanese internment camps in the U.S. There were really no benefits to the relocation and it proved to be the largest violations of civil liberties in American history.
American politicians feared that Japanese-Americans would be more loyal to their own ethnic group and hence, to Japan, than they were to the country in which they lived, America. There was no evidence for this and it was undoubtedly wrong to send the Japanese-Americans to internment camps; it is a blot on American history that this was done. They were scared that the Japanese had spys on the east coast.
Sandra C. Taylor has written: 'Jewel of the desert' -- subject(s): Central Utah Relocation Center, Concentration camps, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, History, Japanese Americans, World War, 1939-1945
He did influence history with his speeches.To let the African Americans to be free.
Gerald H. Robinson has written: 'Elusive truth' -- subject- s -: Concentration camps, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, History, Japanese Americans, Manzanar War Relocation Center, Pictorial works, World War, 1939-1945
Diane Carol Fujino has written: 'Heartbeat of struggle' -- subject(s): Asian Americans, Biography, Civil rights, Civil rights movements, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, History, Japanese Americans
David D. Lowman has written: 'Magic' -- subject(s): World War, 1939-1945, Cryptography, Espionage, Japanese, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, Secret service, Japanese Americans, Military intelligence, History, Japanese Espionage
Toyotomi Morimoto has written: 'Japanese Americans and cultural continuity' -- subject(s): Education, History, Japanese Americans, Japanese Schools, Japanese language, Schools, Japanese, Social conditions, Study and teaching
American history had a great deal of influence on the novel. This can be seen in the vast popularity of western novels and novels about Native Americans.
Richard S. Nishimoto has written: 'Inside an American concentration camp' -- subject(s): American Personal narratives, Concentration camps, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, History, Japanese Americans, Passive resistance, Personal narratives, American, Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.), World War, 1939-1945
Franklin Odo has written: 'No Sword to Bury' -- subject(s): Ethnic relations, Japanese American Participation, Japanese Americans, Participation, Japanese American, Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941, World War, 1939-1945 'A pictorial history of the Japanese in Hawai i, 1885-1924' -- subject(s): Pictorial works, History, Japanese Americans, Japanese
Andrew Jackson's bad reputation is his support for the Indian Removal Act. The Indian Removal Act was the proposed relocation of "the Five Civilized Tribes" of native Americans to present day Oklahoma. This relocation was calledThe Trail of Tears, on this forced relocation, of the 15,000 native Americans relocated 4,000 died of starvation, hunger, and disease. This relocation was highly supported by the southern states, and by Jackson being from Tennessee he strongly supported this relocation. Jackson's administration took a lot of criticism for this as a result. The Trail of Tears is often considered "one of the saddest chapters in American history.
Roland Kotani has written: 'The Japanese in Hawaii' -- subject(s): Ethnic relations, History, Japanese Americans
Susan Snyder Hasegawa has written: 'Japanese Americans in San Diego' -- subject(s): Pictorial works, Social life and customs, Japanese Americans, History
Naomi Hirahara has written: '1001 Cranes' -- subject(s): Fiction, Folklore, Grandparents, Interpersonal relations, Japanese Americans, Juvenile fiction, Marriage, OverDrive 'A Scent of Flowers' 'Summer of the big bachi' -- subject(s): Summer, Gardening, Japanese Americans, Gardeners, Fiction, Revenge, Older men 'Silent scars of healing hands' -- subject(s): American Personal narratives, Biography, Concentration camp inmates, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, Japanese American physicians, Japanese Americans, Medical care, Oral history, World War, 1939-1945 'An American Son: The Story of George Aratani'
Traise Yamamoto has written: 'Masking selves, making subjects' -- subject(s): History and criticism, American literature, Ethnic identity, Women and literature, Japanese American authors, Japanese Americans in literature, Women authors, Japanese Americans, Intellectual life, Group identity in literature, Japanese American women, Body, Human, in literature, History
Roland Kumasaka has written: 'The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942' -- subject(s): Japanese Americans, Japanese, Pictorial works, History
It was feared that Japanese Americans would be more loyal to Japan, which was at war with the US during WW II, than they were to the US in which they lived. This was very unfair to the Japanese who had done nothing to demonstrate disloyalty to America, and the wartime internment of the Japanese remains a shameful blot on American history.
Gary Kawaguchi has written: 'Tracing our Japanese roots' -- subject(s): Emigration and immigration, History, Japanese Americans, Juvenile literature
History it was a relocation area before... after world war II
Japanese internment camps sprung up during World War Two. These camps relocated 110,000 Japanese Americans on the West Coast. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was a factor in the development of these camps.
I was generally interested in Japanese interment because I wanted to know what there involvement was in the great depression. I learned that during February 19th the anniversary of a sad day in American history. It was on that date in 1942, in the midst of the response to the hostilities that began on December 7, 1941, that Executive Order 9066 was issued, subsequently enforced by the criminal penalties of a statute enacted March 21, 1942, resulting in the uprooting of loyal Americans. Over one hundred thousand persons of Japanese ancestry were removed from their homes, detained in special camps, and eventually relocated. The tremendous effort by the War Relocation Authority and concerned Americans for the welfare of these Japanese-Americans may add perspective to that story, but it does not erase the setback to fundamental American principles. Fortunately, the Japanese-American community in Hawaii was spared the indignities suffered by those on our mainland. We now know what we should have known then--not only was that evacuation wrong, but Japanese-Americans were and are loyal Americans. On the battlefield and at home, Japanese-Americans -- names like Hamada, Mitsumori, Marimoto, Noguchi, Yamasaki, Kido, Munemori and Miyamura -- have been and continue to be written in our history for the sacrifices and the contributions they have made to the well-being and security of our nation.
Stephen Fox has written: 'America's invisible gulag' -- subject(s): American Prisoners and prisons, Biography, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1948, German Americans, German-Americans, Oral history, World War, 1939-1945