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November 26, 1940
Jews in Warsaw began to be forced into a ghetto enclosed by an 8-foot high wall. The German government denied that anti-Semitism was its motivation.

1940
The census found 126,947 Japanese Americans; 62.7% were citizens by birth. In addition, 157,905 were in the Territory of Hawaii, and 263 in the Territory of Alaska.



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