Historical events similar to or like Internment of Japanese Americans

The forced relocation and incarceration in concentration camps in the western interior of the country of about 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry, most of whom lived on the Pacific Coast. Wikipedia

  • Topaz War Relocation Center

    American concentration camp which housed Americans of Japanese descent and immigrants who had come to the United States from Japan, called Nikkei. President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 in February 1942, ordering people of Japanese ancestry to be incarcerated in what were euphemistically called "relocation centers" like Topaz during World War II. Wikipedia

  • Tule Lake National Monument

    The Tule Lake National Monument in Modoc and Siskiyou counties in California, consists primarily of the site of the Tule Lake War Relocation Center, one of ten concentration camps constructed in 1942 by the United States government to incarcerate Japanese Americans forcibly removed from their homes on the West Coast. They totaled nearly 120,000 people, more than two-thirds of whom were United States citizens. Wikipedia

  • War Relocation Authority

    United States government agency established to handle the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. The only refugee camp set up in the United States for refugees from Europe. Wikipedia

  • Manzanar

    Site of one of ten American concentration camps, where more than 120,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II from March 1942 to November 1945. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California's Owens Valley, between the towns of Lone Pine to the south and Independence to the north, approximately 230 mi north of Los Angeles. Wikipedia

  • Civil Liberties Act of 1988

    United States federal law that granted reparations to Japanese Americans who had been interned by the United States government during World War II. Sponsored by California's Democratic Congressman Norman Mineta, an internee as a child, and Wyoming's Republican Senator Alan K. Simpson, who had met Mineta while visiting an internment camp. Wikipedia

  • Japanese American redress and court cases

    The following article focuses on the movement to obtain redress for the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, and significant court cases that have shaped civil and human rights for Japanese Americans and other minorities. These cases have been the cause and/or catalyst to many changes in United States law. Wikipedia


    Sentences forInternment of Japanese Americans

    • He won strong support from Chinese Americans and Filipino Americans, but not Japanese Americans, as he presided over their internment in concentration camps during the war.Franklin D. Roosevelt-Wikipedia
    • The festival initially began in 1925, and continued to 1942 when many Bellevue's strawberry farmers were incarcerated as part of the Japanese Internment.Bellevue, Washington-Wikipedia
    • Early in World War II, the Sacramento Assembly Center (also known as the Walerga Assembly Center) was established to house Japanese Americans forcibly "evacuated" from the West Coast under Executive Order 9066.Sacramento, California-Wikipedia
    • Three weeks later, on February 19, 1942, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which called for the removal of 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry from the American coastline.William Lyon Mackenzie King-Wikipedia
    • They were forced to liquidate their properties and businesses and interned in hastily built camps in interior, harsh locations.Franklin D. Roosevelt-Wikipedia
    • The primary reason was that some 90 percent of the agricultural workforce in the area was of Japanese ancestry, and all of these farmers and their families had been forcibly interned in camps following the start of World War II.Bellevue, Washington-Wikipedia

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