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fisherman or a small businessman. He has no entree to plants or intricate machinery.Source: The Munson Report, delivered to President Roosevelt by Special Representative of the State Department Curtis B. Munson, November 7, 1941.Vocabularysaboteurs: a person who deliberately destroys something to gain a military advantageBridges type: a reference to Harry Bridges, a leader of the International Longshore and Warehouse Unionentree: accessintricate: complicatedSource C: The CrisisThe following excerpt is from an editorial published in The Crisis shortly after the establishment of incarceration camps for Japanese Americans. Founded in 1910, The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), an organization dedicated to promoting civil rights.Along the eastern coast of the United States, where the numbers of Americans of Japanese ancestry is comparatively small, no concentration camps have been established. From a militarypoint of view, the only danger on this coast is from Germany and Italy. . . . But the American government has not taken any such high-handed action against Germans and Italians – and their American-born descendants – on the East Coast, as has been taken against Japanese and their American-born descendants on the West Coast. Germans and Italians are “white.”Color seems to be the only possible reason why thousands of American citizens of Japanese ancestry are in concentration camps. Anyway, there are no Italian-American, or German-American citizens in such camps.Source: Harry Paxton Howard, “Americans in Concentration Camps,” The Crisis, September 1942.
Vocabularyhigh-handed: using authority without considering the feelings of othersDocumentReasons for incarceration suggested by this sourceEvidence from source to support these reasonsThe Munson ReportDate: November 7, 1941-There is no Japanese ‘problem’ on the Coast.-There will be no armed uprising of Japanese- The Intelligence Services are generous with the title of suspect and are taking no chancesThe CrisisArticleDate: September 1942- But the American government hasnot taken any such high-handed action against Germans and Italians– and their American-born descendants – on the East Coast, ashas been taken against Japanese and their American-born descendants on the West Coast.-Color seems to be the only possible reason why thousands of American citizens of Japanese ancestry are in concentration camps.Hypothesis 2: Why were Japanese Americans incarcerated during World WarII?Color seems to be the only possible reason why thousands of American citizens of Japanese ancestry are in concentration camps. Anyway, there are no Italian-American, or German-American citizens in such camps.

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