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					Korematsu vs. USA

    Sandro Mioli
    What’s happening in America?
•   December 7, 1941
•   United States declares war on Japan
•   USA enters the war
•   Japanese Internment
    What’s happening worldwide?
•   World War II
•   America is neutral
•   Pearl Harbor
•   Germany declares war on United States
•   Italy declares war on United States
•   USA enters the second world war
         Who is Korematsu?
• Fred Toyosaburo
  Korematsu
• Born January 30, 1919
• Third son of Japanese
  immigrants
• Oakland, California
• San Leandro,
  California
• Died March 30, 2005
• Mountain View
  Cemetery in Oakland,
  California
    The circumstances of the case
•   What happened to cause it to be an issue?
•   When was it?
•   Where was it an issue?
•   Why did it happen?
 Constitutional issues in question
• Fourth amendment



• Fifth amendment



• Eighth amendment
        The main arguments
• Korematsu – internment is unconstitutional
• United States Government – defense before
  rights
 Decision of the Supreme Court
• Japanese internment is ok
     The effect of the decision
• Fear of the people
• Loss in faith
• Government’s intentions
Did it establish a precedent?

				
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