Executive order 9066 By Ashley Haines

Why was it started?

Ten weeks after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorizing the removal of any or all people from military areas.

Who did it affect?

It affected Japanese Americans.

What happened to those involved?

For the next two and a half years, many of these Japanese Americans endured extremely difficult living conditions and poor treatment by their military guards.

Is it still effective today?

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill to recompense each surviving internee with a tax-free check for $20,000 and an apology from the U.S. government.

in relating to today this is still pretty recent.


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