The War at Home.docx - Name Date Graded Assignment Korematsu v the United States(1944 Use the background information and the primary sources in the

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Name: Date:Graded AssignmentKorematsu v. the United States (1944)Use the background information and the primary sources in the Graded Assignment: Primary Sources sheet to answer the following questions.Total score: ____ of 50 points(Score for Question 1: ___ of 5 points)What prompted the sudden outpouring of racial prejudice against Japanese Americans after the attack on Pearl Harbor?Answer: There was racial prejudice of Asians living in America dating back to the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1884. The bombing of Pearl Harbor caused fear that Japanese-Americans in America in 1941 would become spies and report on military installations and personnel in the mainland of America. There was fear that Japan would attack mainland of America when the U.S.Congress declared war against Japan December 8, 1941. Most Japanese-American citizens of America were placed in internment-camps, their bank accounts, businesses, farms and homes were taken from them for the duration of WW II.Type your answer here.(Score for Question 2: ___ of 5 points)What did Fred T. Korematsu do that resulted in his arrest and conviction?Answer: He refused to report to a Japanese internment camp in California after Pearl Harbor. He then sued the government claiming discrimination. The case eventually made it to the Supreme Court and is one of the most famous Supreme Court casesType your answer here.(Score for Question 3: ___ of 5 points)According to the first paragraph from the excerpts of the majority opinion, what did the U.S. government believe some Japanese Americans would do if they were allowed to remain freeon the West Coast?Answer:  The Yellow Peril would spy for the Emperor so that Japan would win the war. This ignores the fact that the average Japanese would stick out like a Giraffe at a gerbil festival.Type your answer here.(Score for Question 4: ___ of 5 points)
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