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quota laws (date & name)

Immigration act of 1924
Johnson-Reed Act

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quota laws (def)

2% of the population are allowed in based on the foreign population originating from said country but residing in the USA in the 1890s

3

times of Americanization

1880s-90s

4

exclusion act of chinese migrants

1892

5

registration

Alien Registration Act or Smith Act: 1940

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1e generation

Issei

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2e generation

Nisei

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Munson Report

October 1941
--> not a threat

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Executive Order

9066 19th Feb 1942

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entity responsible for relocation

War Relocation Authority

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Japanese people displaced

100 000

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first famous case

Hirabayashi 1943

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second famous case

Korematsu 1944

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H case according to one of the justices

"the very brink of constitutional power"

15

K case according to justices

violation of the Constitution
falling into "the ugly abyss of racism"

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Four Freedoms

speech made by Roosevelt in Jan 41
of speech, of worship, from want and from fear

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release of the Japanese

46

18

funds appointed to settle Japanese property claims

1948
Japanese American Claims Act
36M

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quote about the wrong done to Japanese

Ford, 1966
"We know what we should have known then; not only was the evacuation wrong but Japanese Americans were and are loyal Americans."

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conclusion of the commission appointed to study the case of Japanese evacuation

1983 "not justified by military necessity" but by "race prejudice, war hysteria and failure of political leadership"

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act establishing the payment of survivors

Civil Liberties Act of 1988
20 000 each

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Italian act

Wartime Violation of Italian American Civil Liberties Act
2000

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end of Italian internment

october 42

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authority in charge of immigration

Immigration and Naturalization Service (created in the 30s)

25

song of the Mexican immigrant

Many Mexicans don't care to speak/ the language their mothers taught them/ and go about saying they are Spanish/ and denying their country's flag

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Bracero program

1942
Mexican Farm Labor Program Agreement
+ reinforced in 43

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impact of the bracero program

220 000 Mexicans btw 42 and 47

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antisemitic groups

German American Bund (pro nazi) 100 000 members
Silver Shirt Legion of America 15 000 to 50 000 members

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radioman

father Charles Coughlin, audience of 3.5M

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survey about the Jews having too much power

48-52
1/3 of Am