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PULPaU\ SRXUce DeeS DLYe: JaSaQeVe IQWeUQPeQW ObMecWLYe IV Where one American e[perience? DLUecWLRQV: BeloZ is a timeline of Japanese American Histor\ from 1865 - August 1988. RevieZ the timeline and then ansZer the pre-anal\sis questions that folloZ to prepare for an in depth e[ploration of Japanese internment during WW2. Historical Conte[t: Japanese American Histor\ - Timeline 1885 Japanese Americans arrive in HaZaii to Zork as laborers on sugar plantations 1891 Japanese immigrants began to settle in California EaUO\ 1900ŖV Japanese Americans begin to lease land and sharecrop 1906 San Francisco School Board passes a regulation to segregate children of Asian descent (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) from Caucasian-American school children 1913 California passes the Alien Land LaZ, forbidding ŗall aliens ineligible for citi]enshipŘ from oZning land, banning Japanese Americans from oZning land 1924 Immigration Act of 1924 passed b\ Congress Zhich ends all Japanese Immigration to the USA 1941 Munson Report, an investigation into the lo\alt\ of Japanese Americans, is released, indicating that Japanese Americans are not a threat Dec 7 1941 Japan bombs the US Naval Base at Oahu, HaZaii - Pearl Harbor Feb. 19 1942 President Roosevelt signed E[ecutive Order 9066, Zhich authori]ed the militar\ to relocate civilians of Japanese descent from an\ area Zithout trial or hearing. As a result, relocation camps are established, and Japanese Americans are forced to leave their homes and jobs to live in the relocation camps until the federal government released them 1944 Korematsu v. United States - Fred Korematsu, a US Citi]en and Japanese descendant Zho refused to relocate to a militar\ camp. As such, he Zas arrested and convicted in the case Korematsu v United States. The Supreme Court ruled that the need to protect the nation from espionage and sabotage outZeighed the civil liberties of Fred Korematsu MaUcK 1946 Last War Relocation Authorit\ facilit\ (relocation camp) Zas closed 1983 Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians released its report stating that a grave injustice had been done to Japanese Americans during Worl War 2 AXJXVW 1988 President Ronald Reagan signs HR 442 stating that the relocation camps Zere unjust. The laZ offered an apolog\ and reparation pa\ments of $20,000 to each individual Zho Zas incarcerated
PUe-AQaO\VLV QXeVWLRQV: AnsZer these questions using both \our prior knoZledge and the timeline 1) Wh\ are immigrants sometimes discriminated against?

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