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Historigraphy Over Japanese Internment

Summary: On February 19, 1942, Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Executive Order of 9066, moving all Japanese-Americans in the mainland of the U.S to internment camps located on uninhabitable federal lands in the nation's interior, such as deserts, swamps etc. It has been established with historians that the movement of the Japanese to the internment camps was terrible, causing great harm to the Japanese. Many historians throughout the years however have questioned FDR decision and the factors that caused him to sign the Executive order of 9066.
On December 7, 1941, Japanese naval and air forces launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, which was referred to as "a date which will live in infamy" from that day onwards for most Americans. The "sneak attack" both traumatized and outraged the country overnight. In the months and days that preceded, waves of anti-Japanese sentiments spread throughout the nation as many white Americans articulated their hatred and mistrust for the Japanese. Most Americans viewed the Japanese-Americans suspiciously, believing that they were passing information to the foe, the Japanese. On February 19, 1942, Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Executive Order of 9066, moving all Japanese-Americans in the mainland of the U.S to internment camps located on uninhabitable federal lands in the nation's interior, such as deserts, swamps etc. It has been established with historians that the movement of the Japanese to the internment camps was terrible, causing great harm to the Japanese...

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