Citizen 13660 Setting & Symbolism

Miné Okubo
This Study Guide consists of approximately 26 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Citizen 13660.
This section contains 739 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Citizen 13660 Study Guide

Public Proclamations 1, 2, and 3

Public Proclamations 1 and 2 established "military zones" over much of the Western United States, and especially the Pacific Coast. Those of Japanese descent were told they had to voluntarily evacuate these zones, though eventually evacuation became mandatory and handled by the army. Public Proclamation 3 established a curfew for those of Japanese descent. They had to stay in a confined area and could not be found in public between the hours of 8pm and 6am. Mine had to carry a special permit to allow her to work outside of her curfew area. These proclamations were the beginning of Japanese relocation by the United States during World War II.

Civil Control Station

This is the government facility Mine and her brother had to report to upon issue of Civilian Exclusion Order No. 19. Here, they were transported to Tanforan Assembly Center, one of several relocation camps for those of...

(read more)

This section contains 739 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Citizen 13660 Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Citizen 13660 from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook