"PowerPoint Presentation - Life After World War II"
Life After World War II By: Armida M., Philip G., Sandra E., and Vincent Z. . Who • People who were forced to go into camps were Japanese-Americans. • Japanese-Americans were forced to go into the camps because the government was afraid that they would cause more trouble. • After people got out of the camps they wanted to start a new life.Meaning they moved. Where • After 1946 the internment camps were just empty and bear, because there is no more use for the camps seeing as how the Japanese Americans were set free. What • After World War 2 lots of people lost their jobs. • Also more then 3,000 Japanese American were looking for jobs. • Most of the Japanese Americans didn’t like America any more so they moved out of the country, or to the East side of the country. • The only reason that this happened was because mostly all the jobs has closed down. • This happened after World War II. What • After the war was over most industries reduced their work, factories shut down and more than 10 million veterans were looking for work. • Executive order 9066 was responsible for sending Japanese Americans into camps How • After the war was over Americans who had been dislodged from their homes were allowed to make claims. Why • The war was over because the bombing of Nagasaki. That was the only reason the Japanese had to surrender. • The bombing of Nagasaki was a dreadful event. Cause and Effect • World war 2 the bombing of Pearl Harbor • Japanese Americans had to go to interment camps. Japanese Americans moved to the Eastern part of the United States. Also they Lost their homes. After internment camps • After the camps the Japanese Americans were very upset because America is the land of the free but they were still put into camps. • The people who lived through the camps were granted $20,000 Midori Kamei • She was a Japanese american who had to suffer the tragedy internment camps. • She got sent into a interment camp. She was scarred for life she said “I will never forget the gates clinging behind me.” • She moved to New York because she wanted to move away from California and start a new life. Timeline • July 2, 1948 President Truman signs the Japanese American Evacuation Claims Act, a measure to compensate Japanese Americans for certain economic losses attributable to their forced evacuation. • June 16, 1983 The CWRIC issues its formal recommendations to Congress concerning redress for Japanese Americans interned during World War II. Timeline • In Dec. 27, 1969- the first annual Manzanar pilgrimage takes place. These trips back to Manzanar would inspire pilgrimages to other concentration camps in the years to come. Key points 1 • After the war was over Japanese Americans • Japanese moved to were not allowed to the east coast become naturalized citizens until 1952. because there was • Japanese Americans no camps there. lost their jobs and their • Japanese businesses and some Americans had to go of them lost their homes. to interment camps. Key points 2 • July 2, 1948 • Japanese-Americans President Truman were forced to go into the camps because the signs the Japanese government was afraid American that they would cause Evacuation Claims more trouble. Act • Also more then 3,000 • In Dec. 27, 1969- Japanese American the first annual were looking for jobs. Manzanar pilgrimage takes place. Thank You For Listening!