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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 TITLE Japanese Internment CampsBy Marianne M. and Aksha N. 2012 Cabri Lorem Housing (Barracks) sanitary areas Mess hall Guards that monitored the Japanese Americans, in case of escapes Recreation Whole families were fit into one room barracks. The barracks were then pushed together to form multifamily units. Work areas Japanese Americans in the camps, were not given nearly enough food. they received 3 measly meals a day, and were given meat on every 12th day. They sufficed on potatoes, and grain. Workers were given 15 to 19 dollars per month for working in fields and manufacturing simple goods. They also performed simple engineering tasks such as typewriting. Recreational activities were the only way to entertain children and adults in the camps. They played soccer and baseball in the sandy pits and outskirts of the camp. This was one of the ways that popular Asian stereotypes were born. The sanitary areas of the camp were all grouped together in a longhouse like structure. Bathrooms were insufficientwith a ration of 10 people for every bathroom. They were not sanitary and they were a breeding ground for disease and bacteria. Over 110,000 Japanese Americans residing on the West Coast were sent to Japanese Internment camps as a form of imprisonment. They were told to only bring what they could carry and many had homes and businesses taken away. They were interrogated and treated very poorly and many died from dysentery and disease. They were released after the war and were payed small amounts for their lost property. Only in 1990, they were given a formal apology from the government and given 20 thousand dollars.
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