The PUBLIC LAW
Questions and answers
Questions and answers
What is the stated purpose of the executive order 9066?
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt issues Executive order 9066 to grant the secretary of war and his commanders to prescribe the military areas whenever and wherever he deemed fit from which all the people could be excluded. The order did mention a specific group of people or locations. However, the executive order was applied to the entire Japanese American population inhabited the West Coast.
Why was Fred Korematsu Arrested?
Fred T. Korematsu was a national civil rights activist with Japanese descent. He was fighting for his rights and the rights of the other people, and in so doing, he resisted Executive Order 9066, which led to his arrest on 30th May 1942. According to the order, all the people with Japanese descent were incarcerated. He refused to go to the government incarceration camps for the Japanese Americans. He refused to evacuate when the President of America ordered the Japanese Americans’ internment during the Second World War.
What does the Supreme Court say about racial discrimination in the Korematsu V. U.S. (1944)
The Supreme Court was divided on the issues of racial discrimination. The majority of the Supreme Court judges held that detention was a “military necessity” as opposed to being based on the race of the individual. The Supreme Court made it clear that it was against any form of racial bias in the country. However, they had to respect the military’s decision because the latter was looking out for the security of the country, and they could do all that they can to ensure that the country is safe from any insecurity. They understood that any security threat could come from anywhere due to the advent of the Second World War.
On what ground did the Supreme Court try to “justify” their decision?
According to the Supreme Court, the military had to do all that it takes to protect the country from danger. Therefore, the court supported the efforts that were put in place by the military to protect the people in the country. In a nutshell, the Supreme Court was more concerned about the country’s security, and they were willing to support the military to achieve it in any way that they could. It is important to note that the military has the role of supporting the military to keep the country safe from any aggression.
What does the image say about those being forced into internment?
The image presents a sorry state of the people who are being forced into internment. The facial expression on the people who are being forced into internment gives an impression of how vulnerable they are and how desperate they are. The children’s facial expression shows how helpless they are as they are forced to move from the areas that they knew as their homes to unfamiliar places.
What are the stated purposes of PUBLIC LAW 100-383 (1988)?
The PUBLIC LAW 100-383 (1988) is a federal in the United States of America that granted repatriations to the Japanese Americans who had been interned by the United States of America government during World War II. The law aimed to compensate the Japanese Americans from the damages they underwent as they were being driven out of their homes and houses. However, that was not enough to do away with the harm that had already been done in the country. The law was also aimed at preventing the occurrence of such injustices in the future.
Korematsu v. the United States, 323 U.S. 214 (1944)
904, 50a U.S.C. § 1989b et seq