Recent Event Highlights: Civil Liberties Act of 1988, The Civil Liberties Act was an official apology, and 7 more...
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To apologize on behalf of the people of the United States for the evacuation, internment, and relocations of Japanese-Americans
Each person got $20,000 with a total of abouta total cost of about $1.6 billion.
The Japanese Americans got to go home
The Jerome Relocation Center was in operation for 634 days-the fewest number of days of any of the relocation camps.
President Roosevelt called the 10 internment camps "concentration camps."
A group of people started building the internment camps.
In Manzanar, California the first internment camp was open until November 21, 1945.
The President created a civilian agency known as the War Relocation Authority help them to become reestablished
Gave the military broad powers to ban any citizen from a fifty- to sixty-mile-wide coastal area
The Japenese bombed Pearl Harbor, the American naval base.