Amazing Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara

By Kunihiko Kasahara

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This interesting mix of paintings and geometry will excite either your creativity and your interest. Out from less than your arms will come strikingly beautiful kinds: want by yourself home made taking pictures big name, all silvery, golden, or fiery crimson; “grow” lovely purple paper cherry blossoms (symbol of Japan, domestic of origami), and construct pyramids, cubic modules, and different dimensional figures.

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Government's policy of exclusion, removal, and detention of more than 120,000 Japanese citizens and noncitizens during World War II was the result of historical circumstances "shaped by racial prejudice, war hysteria, and a failure of political leadership" (Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, 1982: 18). NOTE 1. : Stanford University Press, 1932), p. 27. 2 Evacuation The Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, came as a surprise to the Japanese American population of the Hawaiian Islands and the mainland.

In a speech in 1900, San Francisco mayor James D. Phelan said, "The Japanese are starting the same tide of immigration which we thought we had checked twenty years ago. The Chinese and Japanese are not bona fide citizens. They are not the stuff of which American citizens can be made. " The Issei were largely politically powerless in the United States be- BEFORE WORLD WAR II 9 cause they were denied the right to become naturalized citizens and thus could not vote. " Congress later extended citizenship to people of African descent in 1870, and American Indians in 1924.

Many Japanese American families lived near the Pearl Harbor area. The morning it was bombed remains etched in their memories. One person recalled, 24 JAPANESE AMERICAN INTERNMENT I got up at 9:00 that morning. Everyone in the household was out in the yard shouting and pointing towards the sky. I hurried downstairs to see what was the matter and my mother was the first to tell me that the "Japs" had come. My reaction was one of complete disbelief. Even after I had looked towards the sky and had seen planes flying overhead and had heard the sound of cannon fire, I was still convinced that the army and navy were on maneuvers.

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