United States History Since 1945 Comparative Primary Source Paper

Compare and contrast the different points of view about the federal government’s relationship with civil rights as seen in Daniel Inouye’s memoir Journey to Washington and the opinion from the Supreme Court case Korematsu v. the United States, 1944. Papers will examine how these sources present different experiences oh Japanese-American during World War II and how they demonstrate the federal government’s oftentimes ambiguous support for civil rights.