The Japanese-american interment camps
The attack on Pearl Harbor added fears into all american lives.These fears lead to the signing of the the Executive Order 9066, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt, sending the Japanese-Americans to interment camps. This order id know as one of the biggest acts that go against American civil rights committed. With there being 127,000 people of Japanese ancestry that lived in the United States at the time, the majority on the West Coast. The interment camps were located in ten different states: California, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado, and Arkansas. By the time these camps were closed there were 120,000 Japanese Americans in these camps. Many of the people who consisted of these camps were forced to sell their properties and give up many of there processions. By March 1946 all of the camps were closed and all the captives were released.