Tuesday, May 28, 2019
All throughout history weve encountered people trying to contain and cage in people in about almost anything from a bathroom to an interment camp. Although these attempts to contain and imprison humans for no correct motive have been futile, These incidents do of course leave their marking and change society a responsibility that comes upon wrong doings. They change people in society like, Fred Korematsu , natural in the U.S. in 1919. His parents were born in Japan. Since he was born in the U.S. he was a citizen. He grew up like a normal kid in California. He had a normal childhood, until the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1942. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japanese Americans were regarded as a panic to the U.S. Things was shortly to dramatically change for all the Japanese, including our own Fred Korematsu, an American- Japanese.After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japanese Americans were regarded as a threat to the United states of America. This then led death chair Roosevelt issued Executive order 9066, also know as the Exclusion Order. This Order stated that any descendents or immigrants from enemy nations who might be a threat to U.S. security will report to assembly centers for Internment. There were no trials or hearings. They were forced to evacuate and many lost their homes and their businesses. Fred Korematsu refused to go. He was a U.S. citizen so he felt like he had no real duty to leave, since he was obviously from there.Roosevelt had violated Korematsus basic constitutional justifiedlys and every other Japanese-American. The fourth amendment states itself, The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated and no wa... ... incident they have apologized, telling us that this incident was loose for them and they had to take up the other end and do the right thing finally. Not only did they correct themselves, but it also shows the wor ld how human their terra firma is, how opinions are able to change over time, and how they do change In 1998 President Clinton presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Korematsu. In the long history of our countrys ceaseless search for justice, some names of ordinary citizens stand for millions of souls, Clinton with out doubt kew the Fred Korematsu had this then president Clinton finally put the Presidential Medal of Freedom on him. Clinton said, recalling the names of civil rights pioneers, to that distinguished list, today we add the name of Fred Korematsu. Fred Korematsu had finally got his victory, his voice was finally heard. He was correct.