Prisoners Without Trials: Japanese Americans in World War II Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Prisoners Without Trials: Japanese Americans in World War II
Discusses internment in context of U.S. history of prejudice & discrimination.
# 10727 | 900 words | 1 source | 2001 | US
Published on May 14, 2003 in English (Analysis) , History (European - World Wars) , Holocaust Studies (General)


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Roger Daniels, in Prisoners Without Trials: Japanese Americans in World War II, makes clear that the internment of Japanese-Americans was not simply a fluke that was justifiable during wartime. To the contrary, that internment was part and parcel of both the long American history of prejudice and discrimination against minorities in general (Native Americans, African Americans, Mexican Americans, etc.) and especially against Asian Americans.
The argument that the interment was justified because Japanese Americans posed a threat to the security of the United States ignores the fact that Italian Americans and German Americans were not rounded up and placed in internment camps. This was true despite the fact that Germany and Italy were enemies in World War II along with Japan. The racism of the..."

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