Japanese Internment Camps

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119,000 people from Japanese ancestry lived on the west coast

1941

Pearl Harbor is attacked

12/07/1941

736 Japanese aliens are arrested in the U.S.

12/08/1941

War declared on Japan

12/08/1941

The Japanese Americans were ordered to detention camps

feb 1942

The Supreme Court upheld the internment

1944

Hiroshima and Nagasaki are bombed

1945

Japanese Americans remained imprisoned until now- they are finally released

1945