For or against The Japanese-American Internment Camps during WW2 Thus far, I am against because, I am part Japanese, and my family had talked to me about what had happened. However, I only hear their opinions, and don't want to be one-sided. I would like to hear your opinions about this topic. It would be appreciated if your opinions were backed up.

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There is no justification for American internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. It is un-American to round people up just because of their nationality, taking all of their property away from them and requiring their children to join the army.
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If you're looking for the other side, it's a bit hard to actually come up with justifications.  If I had to argue for it, I would say that in war time it should be "safety first."  For all we knew at that point, the Japanese could have been coming to invade the West Coast.  In a war of that size, maybe you have to win the war first and worry about legality later.  What we did was reprehensible, but you don't want to make such a point of being moral that you put yourself in danger in a serious war like that.

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The internment of many Japanese-Americans in WWII is not a bright spot in American history. I'm against any action that denies people their rights without due process. In times of great conflict, hysteria sometimes gets the upper hand and we do things that history does not look back on with approval.

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The forced internment of Japanese-American citizens was a terrible chapter in American history, a racist kneejerk reaction to to the bombing of Pearl Harbor--another aspect to the "day that will live in infamy." Interestingly, neither white German-Americans nor Italian-Americans living in America were subject to internment or any major reduction of their civil rights. Such a thing could never happen today, as seen by the unrestricted freedoms allowed to Arab-Americans living in the U. S. following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. 

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