Internment of Japanese Americans

Classy America- Trapping their own citizens

Reasons for internment of Japanese Americans

  • Strong prejudice against the Japanese people on the West Coast
  • People speculating Japanese Americans were spies

Internment of Japanese Americans

  • Japanese Americans were relocated to internment Camps
  • Internment affected Japanese American populations along the West Coast.
  • The Supreme Court upheld the government’s right to act against Japanese Americans living on the West Coast of the United States. A public apology was eventually issued by the United States government, and financial payment was made to survivors.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor

Sunday, Dec. 7th 1941 at 9pm

Pearl Harbor, HI, United States

Pearl Harbor, HI

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II.

The attack led suspicions against the Japanese Americans