See: Japanese American internment
the reason was to get back at japanese
japanese american citizens league
it doesn't stand for anything. war relocation authority means the U.S civilian agency responsible for the relocation and internment of Japanese Americans during world war 2
Americans thought Japanese Americans were helping japan during ww2
How many Japanese internment camps were there during World War II?
"Japanese-American internment" where US citizens sere forcibly relocated into what was euphemistically referred to as "War Relocation Camps" : Executive Order 9066 .
Gila River War Relocation Center, ArizonaGranada War Relocation Center, Colorado (AKA "Amache")Heart Mountain War Relocation Center, WyomingJerome War Relocation Center, ArkansasManzanar War Relocation Center, CaliforniaMinidoka War Relocation Center, IdahoPoston War Relocation Center, ArizonaRohwer War Relocation Center, ArkansasTopaz War Relocation Center, UtahTule Lake War Relocation Center, CaliforniaRecommendation: Read the book Farewell to Manzanar to learn what it was like for the Japanese
Primarily Japanese Americans.
Japanese-Americans who were compelled to enter into relocation camps .
There were seven states that had Japanese Internment Camps in the US, they were, Colorado, Arizona, Wyoming, Arkansas, California, Idaho, and Utah.
During WWII, the Japanese-Americans were placed in camps because they could not be trusted by the United States Government.
Because the U.S. government thought that some of them might be spies.
limited government (grad point) ;)
US Internment Camps during WW IIThe related link site will have a map of all the Japanese-American Internment camps in the United States during World War II.
Jewish people had to go through relocation during the Holocaust.
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.
The Supreme Court decided that with the West Coast vulnerable to attack by Japan, the president was within his rights to declare the people of Japanese ancestry might pose a threat to internal security; thus the relocation order was upheld. Even though: No Japanese American was ever found guilty of espionage or sabotage.
president franklin d. roosevelt authorized the action as amilitary necessity