Japanese Internment Camps - One of the Most Shameful Episodes in U.S. History
The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Shortly after the U.S. government argued that it was impossible to know where the loyalties of Japanese-Americans rested. President Franklin Roosevelt ordered the removal of Japanese immigrants and Americans of Japanese heritage from their homes to be imprisoned in internment camps throughout the country. Note: this lesson contains racially sensitive content.
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