Kylie Coble Japanese American Internment Camps (IV> Hardships of Camp…
Kylie Coble Japanese American Internment Camps
I. Introduction Paragraph
quote about moving
II. Historical background
Attack of Pearl Harbor
where attack occured
US, pearl Harbor,Hawaii
who attacked and when
December 7th, 1941 japanese Americans
decision to move japanese Americ. popul.
ordered japanese americans to be relocated
III. Relocation Process
Frenzy of moving
what to sell
everything from property and businesses
what to pack
old clothes because they would have to work
cups, utensils, etc.
everything into suitcases that would fit
6 days to pack up everything
told their cars would be stored away for them
adjustments to living conditions
types of location
hot climates in summer, cold in winter
7 western states
parts of the camps (building)
10 camps, 120,000 people
IV> Hardships of Camp Life
many families lived together
required to have blankets, pillows, etc.
sheets separated "rooms"
american soldiers were guarding the trains with guns
some people were killed
breakdown of family structure
they were allowed to live with their families
food once in paper bags on the train
produced in army-style grub
everyone got blankets a pillows until they ran out became of so many people
surrounded by barb-wire
they were made to look like towns.