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Japanese-American's Rights: The Internment Years

Summary: Sacramento County Japanese-American's Rights and the Government's Responsibilities: The Internment Years
"May it serve as a constant reminder of our past so that Americans in the future will never again be denied their constitutional rights and may the remembrance of that experience serve to advance the evolution of the human spirit." So reads a plaque at the Poston, Arizona Japanese Relocation Center.

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 all Japanese immigrants and Japanese American citizens were sent to internment camps for the duration of the war. The responsibility to uphold the rights of Japanese Americans was neglected by the US government during the years of World War II. In the late 1980s the U.S. government did eventually take responsibility for their actions against Japanese Americans during World War II.

Mary Tsukamoto, a former teacher in the Elk Grove School District and internee during WWII said, "It is recognized now that our rights as citizens were thrown to...

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