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Immigration Act of 1924
Also known as the "National Origins Act," this law established quotas for immigration to the United States. Immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe were sharply curtailed, while immigrants from Asia were shut out altogether. (774)
Executive Order 9066
An order signed by FDR that allowed the secretary of war to declare some areas of the U.S. as military zones. What it really did was clear the way for internment of Japanese Americans.
Korematsu v. U.S.
The court ruled that the ordering of Japanese-Americans into internment camps was constitutional
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Law that prohibits discrimination based on color, race, religion, or national origin, but in the 1940s there was little precedent for establishing the illegality of ethnic discrimination
Civil Liberties Act of 1988
Signed by President Reagan which authorized payments to Japanese- Americans interned during WWII
Reasons Japan attacked the US
1- US demanded that Japan end the attack on China.
2- Us started a oil embargo on Japan to prevent their navy from controlling the Pacific Ocean.
3- US wanted all Asian nations to end trading with Japan and to only trade with US.
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