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  1. Jan 2017
    1. feared that U.S. residents of Japanese ancestry, citizens and noncitizens alike, would side with Japan in World War II.

      Fear ran society and made them not think about what was right.

  2. Dec 2016
    1. The Bureau cannot share responses, addresses or personal information with anyone including United States or foreign government and law enforcement agencies such as the IRS or the FBI or Interpol.

      The Bureau cannot share info with the government like they did during WWII

    1. Today, Ralph Carr is remembered as someone who stood up for the rights of others, even when his view was not popular. He has been memorialized in a statue in Denver’s Sakura Square and in the naming of the Ralph Carr Memorial Highway and the new Ralph Carr Judicial Center in downtown Denver. In 1999, the Denver Post named him Colorado’s “Citizen of the Century.”

      Lots of people realized he was actually right.

    2. In 1938, Ralph decided to run for Governor of Colorado and won.2“Meet Colorado’s New Governor, Ralph Carr.” Steamboat Pilot, December 8, 1938. CHNC Three years later the United States entered World War II when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. After the attack, many Americans began to distrust Japanese Americans, even those who were United States citizens, fearing that they might be spies. Because of this, the United States government forced thousands of Japanese Americans, mostly from California, to leave their homes and live in “internment camps.” However, unlike many others, Ralph Carr believed in Japanese Americans’ loyalty,3“Japanese Citizens of Routt County Loyal To America.” Steamboat Pilot, December 25, 1941. CHNC and he did not send Japanese Coloradans to the camps. He believed that the Constitution protected all Americans.

      Good info about World War II

    3. Ralph married Eleanor Fairall.

      His wife.

    4. In 1929, he was appointed by President Herbert Hoover to serve as U.S. Attorney for Colorado

      Tells about him getting told to be attorney by the President.

    5. Ralph went on to study law, earning his law degree in 1912. His law practice took him to the town of Antonito in southern Colorado.

      This tells when and where he learned about the law.