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It's easy to look back and say that the US President committed an injustice to American-Japanese people. It was. However, in times of war sometimes drastic mistakes come back to haunt a nation. FDR did what he thought was necessary to protect the US homeland.

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Q: Was it right to send Japanese people to internment camps in the United States?
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Why didn't they put Muslims in internment camps after 911 like how they did with the Japanese during World War 2?

A:The Japanese residents of the United States were placed in internment camps because the United States was at war and there was the chance that the Japenese people would try to assist the Japanese war effort. This was quite different to the situation after the 911 attacks, when even the most conservative politicians recognised that the loyalties of most Muslims in the country were with the United States. There was no need or reason to place them in internment other than as a misguided and misplaced punishment for attacks they had no prior knowledge of.

Did people in internment camps starve?

No. The Japanese Internment camps were not hurtful, they simply isolated the Japanese from the rest of the country.

Why were Japanese internment camps bad?

Japanese people were taken away from things that they loved. It was obvious that the Japanese Americans were loyal to the United States and were citizens of the country. Finally internment camps we made for the Japanese only since they were not entirely white. Germans and Italians were not singled out to be in the internment camps because they were white even though the United States were fighting against Italy and Germany too. So this shows discrimination(segregation).

Did the Japanese internment camps affect the Japanese people?

yes it did

How did they get the Japanese into internment camps?

Force or threaten the Japanese-People

The US government created internment camps during World War 2 to house?

Fearing that Japanese living in the United States would help Japan, the government gathered up almost 120,000 Japanese-Americans and resident Japanese aliens and placed them in internment camps. Some people remained in the camps for over three years.

What are the Japanese pets?

They have pets like people do in the United States

If the people in the United States were using money still during World War 2 then what did the Japanese use for money in the internment camps during World War 2?

world war 1 killed the most because they had more people

What group of people were placed into internment camps in the US?


What percentage of people in internment camps were Japanese?

They were ALL japaneese.

Why did American's put Japanese people into internment camps During world war II?

I'm not sure exactly. This is a way to get started. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Americans feared that the Japanese living in the United States would do something bad and were somehow linked to the goverment.

Differences between Trail of Tears and Japanese internment?

The Trail of Tears was when Cherokee Indians were taken from there homes by the government, and the Japanese Internment camps were there because the government didn't trust Japanese people.

What does Japanese internment mean?

It means Japanese people Are un employed ; 0-

What the American Government do to the Japanese Americans during World War 2?

During World War 2 under executive order 9066 signed by president Roosevelt, the United States government sent about 120000 people of Japanese decent living in the US to internment camps.

Why were Japanese citizens placed in internment camps during World War 2?

Japanese people or those of Japanese descent were placed into interment camps because the United States Government feared that there were Japanese spies in America spying for the Japan. However, more than two thirds of those in the camps were American citizens and half were children.

Did people commit suicide in Japanese internment camps?

yes all of them did

What were the 10 different camps that Japanese people had to go to?

See website: Japanese-American internment camps.

How many people were held in internment camps in US during ww2?

A little over 100,000 Japanese were held in internment camps.

Were Chinese people placed into internment camps during ww2?

No only Japanese

How many people died during the Japanese internment?

The situation called for 110,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese who lived along the Pacific coast of the United States to be put into camps spread throughout the United States. Also 7,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese from Latin America were rounded up and transported to the US to the camps. These camps were active from 1942 to 1944. In the Japanese internment camps, they let them live as close to a normal life as they could. They let them order products out of a Sears catalog, grow gardens, let them request the types of food they could eat, and other things to make them have the most "normal of a life" as possible while in containment. But, they were not allowed to leave, communicate with anyone outside the camp, or disobey the people who worked there. By the documents I read, I conclude that no Japanese died in the two years in the camps in the United States. If someone get a document contrary to what I say with the number, I welcome to show it to us.

What caused many Japanese people to question their governments foreign policy with the West?

The United States barred Japanese immigration.

What happened to the Japanese people that lived in pearl harbor?

They got sent to internment camps

Where did the people from the internment camps go after?

The displaced persons in the internment camps went either to their original countries, to live with relatives elsewhere, and many went to other countries like the United States. Some Jews went to Israel.

Ways Japanese internment camps could have been avoided?

Japanese Internment camps were never a necessity. Based on a few Japanese people who hid a Japanese pilot, the entire population of Japanese Americans were convicted without a jury. Yet, Japanese Americans still continued to join the army, and go to fight for their country while their families were forced to live in internment camps. Historians agree this was a very dark time in American history.

What are the reasons for Japanese internment camps?

The reasons are rather Un-American. The people of the government overreacted and wanted to round up all the Germans, Italians and Japanese to see if they were spies and keep them interned. They did not put the Germans and Italians into camps because famous people told the government people it would be unfair and impossible with the amount of Germans and Italians in the United States. No one spoke up on behalf of the Japanese. So they were interned unconstitutionally and unfairly. They could not understand the Japanese people had no allegiance to Japan and were not spies.