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The World at War
Justifying Our National Fear
Executive Order # 9066 in February of 1942, allowed U.S. government officials to round up and intern Japanese Americans for the duration of the war. Two-thirds of these Japanese Americans were native-born citizens of the United States.
Based on this documented and fully acknowledged fact of our nation’s wartime history ….
1.In your opinion, did President Roosevelt and the rest of the U.S. government violate the constitutional rights of these American citizens? Explain your reasoning
2. During the war, two cases regarding this internment practice were brought before the Supreme Court … What were the specific decisions proclaimed by the Court regarding the constitutionality of this government action?
3.In 1988, what legislative action was taken to try and address the mistake of this past government action? …. Was it adequate in your opinion?
4. Could you see a similar circumstance and reaction happening today or in the future? …. Explain … and as always, be sure to tell WHY DOES THAT MATTER !