...and the Mexican American war, slavery, the Trail of Tears, Manifest Destiny, the various Indian wars, segregation, the KKK, lynchings, anti-immigrant riots, discrimination against Catholics, Chinese, Italians, Irish, Mexicans, Japanese, Filipinos, Indians (
I heard him speak at the University of Pennsylvania, and he spent a good deal of time on this very topic. He is an engaging speaker and, yes, the internment of Japanese-Americans remains an incredible stain on our nation's history.
Hell we fucked Latin America, Southeast Asia, Polynesia, Africa and the Middle East on multiple occasions, Racism, anti-communism and imperialism being the justifications, sometimes masquerading under the name of "guarding freedom" or somesuch.
Depending on how broadly you define Asia, we've been giving the continent "extra attention" for over a century, usually to the Asians' detriment.
Edited by The Undead Martyr, 05 December 2012 - 04:58 PM.