Japanese Internment Chloe mangum

In 1942, all Japanese American's on the West Coast were forced to live in internment camps. This never should have happened. The government does not have the right to strip people of their normal lives and send them to a crowded camp. In the second document on SAS, we learned that the Japanese Americans pledged loyalty to the American government during the war. Even if they did not, they should have still been treated as Americans instead of the enemy. I can understand the concern with having Japanese Americans free in America during the war. There was a possibility for spies and the Japanese American's loyalty to Japan; however, I believe America should not have completely stripped them from their human right of freedom. This call for internment completely went against the 14th amendment of the Constitution (document four) which clearly states, "No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States". I find it incredibly sad what happened to all of the Japanese Americans; it would be a tragedy for anything like this to ever happen again.

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