Japanese-Americans (SOL 12c)
How were Americans of Japanese descent treated after United States entry into World War II, and why?
The End Result?
Korematsu v. United States was a Supreme Court case concerning the constitutionality of the Executive Order by Roosevelt. The end ruling was that what they were doing was unconstitutional.
A public apology was eventually issued by the US government. In 1889, Congress authorized reparations of $20,000 to each of the 60,000 survivors of the internment camps.
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