President Franklin Roosevelt's Diary From 'When Justice Failed'

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“When Justice Failed’’ Diary December 7, 1941. President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942, authorizing the U.S. military to remove over 120,000 people of Japanese descent from their homes and forced them into American prison camps throughout the United States. The people are stunned. They don’t know what they need to do. I feel very dismayed. May 30, 1942. I am arrested on a street corner in San Leandro, California, and taken to San Francisco county jail. That is terrible. Why they do it? It is not right! But I need to be strong and do my case to the end. September 8, 1942. I convicted in federal court for violating the military orders issued and placed on five-year probation. My family was transferred to camp for Japanese Americans. This is very bitter for me, but I must to stand up for our rights.…show more content…
I appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals. I hope that they will do something that help to me and other people who are in the camps. December 1944. The high court ruled against me decision, declaring that the incarceration was not caused by racism. The court called the incarceration a “military necessity.” I am thinking a lot what I need to do but what can I do in barrack? And the Court decides to give to people the liberty from the camps. After contempt and dismay, we can celebrate our liberation. . October 12, 1946. I am marrying with Kathryn. I am happy that it happened in my life. Before this time I had many thinks bound with my past events, but after World War II and the release of Japanese Americans from the concentration camps, I can feel myself better 1949. I feel dismayed. We returned to Oakland. It bound with my mother's health .She is ill. I hope she will feel better very soon. 1950. I am very happy because I have very cute child. Her name is

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