Invaded by Japan in 1937
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)
December 7th, 1941
Mobile radar picked up incoming Japanese planes
First bombs fell on Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor
"A date that will live in infamy"
Military leader of Japan
Island which had Pearl Harbor
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the United States during World War II. .
Hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor that the US declared war on Japan.
Declared war on the US shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor
a rule issued by the president that has the force of law
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.
People who were born in Japan but immigrated to the U.S.
American-born children of Japanese immigrants; second generation Japanese Americans.
the children of the Nisei generation; grandchildren of Issei generation
Father figure, male leader
Time given most Japanese-Americans to evacuate their homes.
Those internees who disobeyed rules were sent to this internment camp
Willing to serve in the US armed forces
Swear unqualified allegiance to USA and will defend it from any and all enemies.
Korematsu v. U.S.
The court ruled that the ordering of Japanese-Americans into internment camps was constitutional
Endo court case
A supreme court case in late 1944 that ended the Japanese-American internment
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
leave one's country of residence for a new one
to settle in a country or region where one is not native
open disobedience or resistance
deserted, without inhabitants, barren
Civil Liberties Act of 1988
Signed by President Reagan which authorized payments to Japanese- Americans interned during WWII
Nearly this many Japanese-Americans men served in the US army during WWII.
Japanese-American combat regiment
Confinement as a prisoner for military/ political reasons
The sending of a person back to the country of citizenship
Opened March, 1942
August 14, 1945
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.
a person can't be held in prison without first being charged with a crime.