Japanese Internment Jordan Pounds

I believe that though the government had a right to put those of Japanese descent into internment camps it should have only been done when those who were of Japanese descent backed Japan and not America. Japanese-Americans had to leave their homes and everything they knew behind which meant that those of Japanese descent lost the only things they knew.
According to document two it states that the Japanese-American Citizens' League would be in full co-operation with the American government essentially saying that Japanese-Americans would back up the U.S. which means there would be no need to put the Japanese-Americans in internment camps.
Japanese-Americans could have been in cohorts with Japan but there was never such accusations of this though in document three it says "...it is impossible to determine by any known process the actual loyalty of such resident Japanese nationals and persons of Japanese descent irrespective of American citizenship..." which means that Japanese-Americans were possibly speaking to the Japanese governments to let them know what was occurring in the United States.


Created with images by ABC Open Riverland - "Prisoners at the Loveday Internment Camp" • IMLS DCC - "Woman and soldier watching sun set behind Minidoka watchtower, 1944" • IMLS DCC - "Memorial service at Minidoka, ca. 1943" • IMLS DCC - "Soldiers preparing to leave Minidoka, ca. 1944"

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