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Why was Jeanne terrified moving to Terminal Island?
Why was Jeanne afraid on Terminal Island? It was the first time she had lived or gone to school with other Japanese people. When she was young, her father used to tell her he would sell her to the Chinamen if she misbehaved. So she was afraid of other Japanese people.
What was wrong about the way the FBI treated the Japanese?
What was wrong with the way the FBI treated the Japanese? They were treated badly, false accusations. The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. To the Japanese and the Japanese Americans it meant that they had to be more aware of what was going on between the Japanese and Americans.
Why did the Wakatsuki family move from the all white neighborhood of Ocean Park to the Japanese community on Terminal Island after Pearl Harbor?
Why did the Wakatsuki family move from the all-white neighborhood of Ocean Park to the Japanese community on Terminal Island after Pearl Harbor? Because Mama wanted to keep the family together after Papa was arrested.
Why did Mama smash a cherished and expensive set of china?
Wakatsuki’s family faced a dilemma experienced by many Japanese Americans during the war. Thus, Wakatsuki’s family experienced rejection at almost every turn. In the incident above, Mama breaks the expensive China dishes because of her deep frustration.
What did Mama have to sell before they were forced to evacuate?
Mama has to sell her china because it will not fit in Woody’s car. When a secondhand dealer insults her by offering only fifteen dollars for the china, she angrily smashes the entire set in front of him.
Why does Mr Wakatsuki ask how old the interrogator is?
Wakatsuki asks the interrogator his age. The interrogator is twenty-nine. Mr. Wakatsuki states that he has lived in the United States nine years longer than the interrogator, yet he is unable to obtain citizenship or own land….
Why doesn’t Woody argue with Papa in Farewell to Manzanar?
Why doesn’t Woody argue with Papa? He knows that no matter what he is still going to have to join the army, and talking back to Papa will cause arguments about it.
Who punches Papa in the face?
What would Jeanne have done if she had been told she was free?
7. What would Jeanne have done if she had been told she was free? If Jeanne was told that she was free to leave Manzanar when she was on her camping trip overnight, she would have sprinted for the compound. She says this because she was afraid of the Sierras and what lay beyond them.
Where does Jeanne find that she is accepted?
Jeanne is made majorette and leads the band in a white outfit with a gold braid. She soon realizes that her acceptance in the Boy Scouts band is partly because the boys and their fathers like to see young girls performing in tight outfits and short skirts.
Why did the Japanese not want to leave the camp?
Why did the Japanese not want to leave the camp? Some of them were afraid of the racism that was still present, even though the evacuation order was rescinded. Also, they had nowhere to live.
What did the trees symbolize for Jeanne?
What did the trees symbolize for Jeanne? The tree symbolized the change in her life.
What did Jeanne accomplish first in her family?
What family “firsts” did Jeanne accomplish? She was the first to finish college, and the first to marry out of race.
What inscription did Jeanne read on the flagpole circle and what was the significance?
What inscription did Jeanne read on the flagpole circle and what was the significance? The flagpole inscription read “Built by Wada and crew, June 10, 1942 A.D.” Jeanne said that the man who wrote that on the flagpole wanted the crew who made the circle to be known to the A.D. era.
What was the sign to Jeanne of how do you cross what she called intangible barriers?
What was the sign to Jeanne of how to cross what she called “intangible barriers”? The sign of Jeanne crossing barriers was the fact that she got accepted onto a baton twirling squad to be in the band. She was the lead majorette, top of the baton twirlers. Jeanne went on to try to become miss america of 1947.
What did Jeanne do on her first day in class?
Terms in this set (10) What did Jeanne do on her first day in her new class that amazed one of the students? She read out loud in English.
How does Jeanne define American culture and values?
Jeanne defines American culture as being so vast depending on the cultural groups and which part of the country an individual lives in. she says that the American culture is a diversity which is totally unique to any other country in the world….
What happened to Jeanne after she left Manzanar?
Flash-forward: Jeanne’s now an adult, married to a white guy and with three kids. She’s learned to deal with her memories of Manzanar and takes her family to visit the camp ruins. She finds remnants of the rock gardens that the internees (including her father) created; she also hears voices of the dead in the wind.
Why were Jeanne and her family sent to Manzanar?
The book describes the experiences of Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family before, during, and following their relocation to the Manzanar concentration camp due to the United States government’s internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Why were the Wakatsukis sent to Manzanar?
The Wakatsukis were sent to the Japanese internment camp at Manzanar after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Japanese were relocated soon after the Japanese attacked, as they were seen as threats to National security. How did the Wakatsuki’s and other Japanese Americans improve conditions at the camp?
How many graves does the white obelisk mark?
Why is the Washington monument shaped like an obelisk?
Built in the shape of an Egyptian obelisk, evoking the timelessness of ancient civilizations, the Washington Monument embodies the awe, respect, and gratitude the nation felt for its most essential Founding Father. When completed, the Washington Monument was the tallest building in the world at 555 feet, 5-1/8 inches….
Why was the unfinished obelisk unfinished?
The work on the Unfinished Obelisk had been abandoned due to clearly visible cracks that appeared in the granite. The huge structure, which is partly connected to the parent rock, has been left in situ.
Where is the unfinished obelisk?
How much did the massive obelisk weight?
1279–c. 1213 bce). Carved from the typical red granite, they stand 69 feet 6 inches (21.2 metres) high, have a rectangular base that is 7 feet 9 inches by 7 feet 8 inches (2.36 metres by 2.33 metres), and weigh 180 tons….
What is the tallest existing ancient Egyptian obelisk?
Around 30 BCE, after Cleopatra, “the last Pharaoh”, committed suicide, Rome seized control of Egypt. The largest standing and tallest Egyptian obelisk is the Lateran Obelisk in the square at the west side of the Lateran Basilica in Rome at 105.6 feet (32.2 m) tall and a weight of 455 metric tons (502 short tons).