7B Final - Elie Jermanos MS Fishman History 7B Saturday June 13th 2009 Final Essay World War II is one of the largest wars in human history When

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Elie Jermanos MS. Fishman History 7B Saturday June 13 th , 2009 Final Essay World War II is one of the largest wars in human history. When the war first started the United States was not part of the combat. It was supporting its allies in Europe, France and Britain. The United States was dragged and forced to join the war after a sudden attack from the Japanese air force on the American naval base in Hawaii, Pearl Harbor. Roosevelt, president at the time, asked congress to declare war on Japan. The next day, Germany declared war on the United States. Both events marked the entry of the United States to the war. World War II helped the progress toward racial equality in the United States. ((Give Me Liberty Page 804) (Notes- WWII) The American government forced over 100,000 Japanese Americans most of them American citizens to move to internment camps during the war. These camps were created to ensure that Japanese in the United States will not act as spies or agents for their government during the war. Japanese who refused to present themselves for internment were arrested. Over 23,000 Japanese were loyal to America and agreed to take a loyalty oath and came from camps
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2010 for the course ENG English 1A taught by Professor Roenchein during the Spring '10 term at Pasadena City College.

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7B Final - Elie Jermanos MS Fishman History 7B Saturday June 13th 2009 Final Essay World War II is one of the largest wars in human history When

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