Japanese Internment

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San Francisco Board of Education segregates children of Asian descent

1906

California passes the Alien Land Law, forbidding non-citizens from owning land.

1913

Immigration Act of 1924 passed, ending all Japanese immigration to the U.S.

1924

Munson Report Released

November 1, 1941

Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Thailand officially surrenders to, and allies with, Japan

December 21, 1941

Hong Kong falls to the Japanese Empire

December 25, 1941

Guam & Wake Island fall to the Japanese Empire

December 25, 1941

Singapore falls to the Japanese Empire

February 15, 1942

Executive Order 9066 passed

February 19, 1942

War department imposes a draft on interred Japanese-Americans

January 1944

Constitutionality of Executive Order 9066 upheld

December 1944

Last internment camp closes at Tule Lake.

March 20, 1946