The Japanese American experience in the Southwest represents a unique chapter in the history of race in the West. While Japanese immigrants faced similar struggles to other people of color, including job discrimination and violence, they also faced the unique challenges of alien land laws, naturalization restrictions, and doubts about their loyalty to America. This study concludes that in moving further qeastq from California to the Southwest in search of opportunity, Japanese Americans persevered despite racist laws and policies with the belief that their children would inhabit a future as equal Americans.The Army developed a loyalty test that WRA authorities were told to give to all Nisei over Page seventeen. ... division between those who answered ayes-yesa or ano-noa to the questions, see Jeanne Wakatsuki Houstona#39;s aFarewell to Manzanar .
|Title||:||Coming to Grips with America: The Japanese American Experience in the Southwest|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2009|