Unformatted text preview: nation and to end the Exclusion Laws, which lessened racial discrimination in America. It also provided Japan as a common enemy for Americans and Asians when the Pearl Harbor was bombed. The Japanese Americans were sent to internment camps because the Americans were paranoid that the Japanese people living in America could turn on them and become threats as well. The Asian Americans united against the Japanese and were able to become heroes for America, which inspired them to assimilate again....
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course HIS AAST 201/ taught by Professor Shinagawa during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.
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