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Executive Order 9066: Order issued by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on 19 February 1942, authorizing the Secretary of War and his designated commanders to establish "military areas" as they see fit and exclude "any or all persons" from entering or remaining within them; the basis for Japanese internment [e]

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  • Executive Order [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • World War II [r]: War between the Allies (most notably the UK, US and Soviet Union) and the Axis (principally Germany and Japan) 1939–1945. [e]
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt [r]: (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often called FDR, the President of the United States 1933 to 1945. [e]
  • Extrajudicial detention, U.S. [r]: Situations where the Executive Branch of the United States government has detained individuals without the authority of the judicial branch of government; there have been many cases going back to through the early history of the nation, sometimes during overt war, and, perhaps better known at present, directed against non-national threats. [e]

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