Lexi Lemay- Japanese-Americans Internment Camps (iv-Hardships of Camp…
Lexi Lemay- Japanese-Americans
iv-Hardships of Camp Life
3: Canvases hung from the door frames.
2: Mattresses were stuffed with straw.
1: Rooms in the camps were made out of plywood.
C: Lack of Privacy
1: If people were being loud in a different stall you'd be able to hear them for the fact that there was no privacy.
1: Shortages of food were common in the camps so they started raising their own crops.
2: Temperatures at camp were extremely cold during the Winters.
1: Temperatures at camp were very hot during the Summers.
D: Parts of Camps
1: Each camp had a post office, store, hospital, school, and their own administration building.
C: Frenzy of Moving
1: "And all of a sudden you have to leave within 3 days."
2: Assembly centers were set up fairgrounds, racetracks, and livestock pavilions.
1: Most internment camps were in vast and dry places where people don't wanna go.
1: Rohwer, Arkansas; Granada, Colorado; Minidoka, Idaho; Tule Lake, California;Poston, Arizona; Heart Mountain, Wyoming; Jerome, Arkansas; Topaz, Utah, and Manzahar, California.
C: Executive order 9066
1: Two months after Pearl Harbor in February 1942...
Attack on Pearl Harbor
B: Americans Response
1: After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, fear struck through the west coast about national security.
1: On December 7th, 1941, Japanese war-planes attacked the American Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
A:Attention Getter- "There were young soldiers who had been assigned to be in these watchtowers that were around... I went outside and just kept crying and these poor guys, about my age I would say, would look at me and didn't know what to say because they could see what was happening. American citizens were being put in a very poor situation."