The Effects Of The Pearl Harbor Attack On Japanese Americans

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The Pearl Harbor attack will forever be viewed as the dark ages for the U.S. Laws were executed to stop Japanese immigration. Japanese Americans faced so much discrimination. About 120,000 Japanese Americans were relocated in internment camps, were they faced harsh times. Japanese Americans were not allowed to enlist in the military for being “the enemy raise” but later were able serve in the military. About 33,000 Japanese Americans served in the military, they joined about 4,500 troops in the 442nd Regimen. The attack on Pearl Harbor drove the United States to World War 2, about 2,400 Americans died and about 1,000 people were wounded in the attack. General John L. DeWitt said that “The Japanese race is an enemy race.”, Japanese Americans fought discriminatory actions and legislation through public appeals and the courts, the Japanese said they are hard-working, loyal Americans.
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December 7, 1941 just before 8:00a.m. the Pearl Harbor attack acquired. About 2,400 Americans died and about 1,000 people were wounded in the attack. Nearly 20 American ships and more than 300 airplanes were destroyed or crippled. The day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt asked congress to declare war on Japan. The U.S. did not think that Japan would attack, because they are 4,000 miles away from Hawaii, furthermore Japan attacked. The American Officials were certain that any Japanese attack would have taken place in the nearby European colonies in the South Pacific: the Dutch East Indies, Singapore or Indochina. The attack at Pearl Harbor left every battleship in sustained considerable damage, the battle ships were: USS Arizona, USS Oklahoma, USS California, USS West Virginia, USS Utah, USS Maryland, USS Pennsylvania, USS Tennessee and USS Nevada. The USS Arizona and USS Utah were the only ones to be repaired (PEARL HARBOR

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