When the war started there was a lot of tension between America and Japan. Americans let paranoia and anger get ot them and they put all Japanese Americans in the West Coast into Internment Camps. After a few years of America and Japan being at war America could tell they were winning the war. The U.S government no longer had a ligit re
Korematsu is the man who went against the Unied States in the Supreme Court.
ason to keep Japanese Americans in the camps. So as a result of that the camps were closed down.

In 1944, a court case, Korematsu v. United States, ended with a 6-3 vote that lead to the shutdown of the Japanese Internment Camps. In 1945, the U.S. Government decided that the internment of the Japanese-American citizens was unnecessary and unconstitutional. The Japanese then started to leave the camps to hopefully return home to no problems or discrimination.

When they were leaving, the Government gave each internee a ticket home and $25. This, as you can tell, was not much for an entire family. Especially when they returned home to find a it vandalized or severely damaged and unrepairable. Most people came home to more discrimination. Some were lucky to have friends to look over their house while they were gone. In fact, some senior citizens did no want to leave because they had nothing to go back to and the camps provided shelter an food.

Japanese families leaving the camps.

While most families returned home to where they lived some people headed forthe midwest. Mostly young adlts trying to forget about the past and start a new life. The midwest welcomed Japanese Americans with open arms. In no time Japanese Americans were pouring into the midwest into cities like Chicago. As a result Chicago's population grew much larger in size.