Outline_for_WWII_Hom - THE HOMEFRONT DURING WORLD WAR II FDR'S"4 FREEDOMS(outlined in Jan 1941 speech AS A GAUGE FOR EVALUATING DOMESTIC WARTIME

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THE HOMEFRONT DURING WORLD WAR II FDR’S “4 FREEDOMS” (outlined in Jan. 1941 speech) AS A GAUGE FOR EVALUATING DOMESTIC WARTIME POLICIES ---“freedom of speech & expression” ---freedom of worship ---“freedom from want” ---“freedom from fear….a world-wide reduction in armaments [such]….that no nation will….commit an act of physical aggression” against another WARTIME IMPERATIVES & DEMANDS OF “MILITARY NECESSITY” & MAINTAINING “NATIONAL UNITY” WON OUT OVER FURTHERING THE IDEALISTIC AIMS OUTLINED BY FDR FDR ADM.’S DECISION TO CARRY OUT JAPANESE INTERNMENT (Executive Order #9066)
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--Order provided War Dept. with wide discretion to “prescribe military areas” from which categories of Am. citizens may be excluded --“military necessity” justification: presumption there were pockets of pro-Japanese spies / saboteurs amongst Japanese-Am. population 3 PHASES TO IMPLEMENTATION OF ORDER --1) nightly curfew for persons of Japanese descent along West Coast; --2) exclusion of Japanese-Ams. from defense-
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 021 taught by Professor Coohill during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Outline_for_WWII_Hom - THE HOMEFRONT DURING WORLD WAR II FDR'S"4 FREEDOMS(outlined in Jan 1941 speech AS A GAUGE FOR EVALUATING DOMESTIC WARTIME

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