Donald Trump & FDR

Eric Guidry, February 8, 2016

SUMMARY

In this article Donald Trump is compared to FDR because of his policies to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. due to the high threat of terrorism. During WWII FDR relocated Japanese Americans to camps in hopes of stopping them from joining with the Japanese. Although Donald's policies are harsh roughly 60% of republicans agree with him, showing that there is a real problem America is facing.

Supporting Details

  1. When the Republican presidential candidate suggested barring all foreign Muslims from the U.S., he cited Franklin D. Roosevelt’s internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Are there parallels?
  2. They were rounded up and forced into detention camps, or faced relocations, travel restrictions, curfews, property confiscations, and other indignities.
  3. 60%



    PERCENTAGE of Republican voters in a December 2015 poll who supported Trump’s proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the U.S.

  4. Two Islamic radicals living in the U.S. (one of them a U.S. citizen) shot and killed 14 people at an office holiday party in San Bernardino, California.

Application

This article is informing the public about Republican Candidate, Donald Trump, and his policies over Muslim immigration into the U.S.
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