Zane Bagdriwicz Japanese american internment camps (IV Hardships and…
Zane Bagdriwicz Japanese american internment camps
Attention Getter: " I couldn't take my eyes off of my children for even a moment so that they wouldn't go outside the fence. The guards were to shoot anyone that did. "
IV Hardships and Camplife
A Food: They ate rice, macaroni, potatoes, beef brains, tongue, kidneys, and liver
1Bathing: they had to take showers instead of baths
2RR: there was a lack of privacy everywhere. There were incomplete partitions in the stalls.
C Privacy: you could here the people on the other side of the partitions walking
II Historical Background
A Attack on Pearl Harbor
2Casualties and Damage: There were 1,177 crewman wounded and 2,403 deaths during the attack. The us naval ship called the " USS Arizona" was hit four times and eventually sank.
1Cause: The reason that pearl harbor happened was because the Japanese didn't want the American fleet interfering with their conquer of the Dutch East Indies
Date December 7,1941
B Government Response
Executive Order 9066: " it authorized the removal for any or all persons from military areas. "
III Relocation Proces
B Assembly Centers
1Locations: There are 12 centers in California, 1 in Arizona, 1 in Oregon, and 1 in Washington.
2Why: The reason there were camps was because the government didn't want to risk anything like Pearl Harbor happening again.
3Population: The camps' capacity was 15,000 people but there were up to 18,789.
4Conditions: The camps were over crowded the walls were so thin you could here the other people walk at night.
A Frenzy of Moving
2Storage: Most things that were put in storage were stolen.