National Youth Summit: Japanese American Incarceration in World War II

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History
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National Youth Summit: Japanese American Incarceration in World War II

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During World War II, the United States government forcibly removed over 120,000 Japanese Americans from the Pacific Coast. These individuals, two-thirds of them U.S. citizens, were sent to ten camps built throughout the western interior of the United States. Many would spend the next three years liv…