Sandra Dallas's Red Berries, White Clouds, Blue Sky PDF

By Sandra Dallas

ISBN-10: 1585369063

ISBN-13: 9781585369065

It's 1942: Tomi Itano, 12, is a second-generation eastern American who lives in California along with her kinfolk on their strawberry farm. even if her mom and dad got here from Japan and her grandparents nonetheless dwell there, Tomi considers herself an American. She doesn't communicate eastern and hasn't ever been to Japan. yet after the japanese assault on Pearl Harbor, issues switch. No Japs Allowed symptoms grasp in shop home windows and Tomi's kinfolk is ostracized. issues get a lot worse. Suspected as a undercover agent, Tomi's father is taken away. the remainder of the Itano kinfolk is distributed to an internment camp in Colorado. Many different jap American households face an analogous destiny. Tomi turns into sour, puzzling over how her nation may well deal with her and her kinfolk just like the enemy. What does she have to do to end up she is an honorable American? Sandra Dallas shines a mild on a gloomy interval of yank heritage during this tale of a tender jap American lady stuck up within the prejudices and global warfare II.

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What became later known as the Bering Sea was reached by 1649, and Kamchatka Peninsula was conquered in 1697. The Russians may have been the first to sight Alaska, in 1732, when the explorers Fedorov and Gvozdev are said to have reached Cape Prince of Wales on 18 THE PARTITION OF KOREA AFTER WORLD WAR II the eastern shore of the Bering Strait. The Russian expansion south along the river Amur provoked the Chinese, leading to skirmishes between the two sides that were halted only by the Treaty of Nerchinsk in 1680, mediated by two Jesuit priests.

Why, then, was trusteeship considered to be an appropriate solution for Korea by Roosevelt and the other Allied leaders? There are two components to answering this question apart from the obvious one of Korea’s status as a territory detached from an enemy state at the end of World War II: namely, her status as a nation considered to be at a relatively high level of development and her historical significance as a buffer state for her neighboring Great Powers. The first consideration was made in light of the objective facts of Korea’s history, namely her long history as an independent state prior to her annexation by Japan in 1910 and the presence of official diplomatic relationships prior to 1905 between Korea and Powers such as the United States, Russia, and Britain.

The second component, namely Korea’s importance as a buffer state, seems like an obvious consideration but one that has not been given adequate attention in this connection. Roosevelt apparently thought that, given the historical rivalries between the neighboring Great Powers over Korea (China vs. Japan, Russia vs. ), a trusteeship administered jointly by his four great policemen (the United States, USSR, Britain, and China) would be a way to prevent a recurrence of such rivalries leading again to war, as such a collective trusteeship would presumably put an end to the old politics of spheres of influence and balance of power over the Korean peninsula.

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