Rather than being individualistic and working for their own personal well-being, they discover that there is greater strength in communal work.
Prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Jeanne sees herself as an American.
There were very few, if any, ways that she differentiated herself from her peers and members of her neighborhood and community.
There were many productive and law-abiding citizens, many of whom are American born, who are either arrested and/or interned without just cause.
These individuals have committed no crime or offense other than being a part of one of the ethnic groups that America is fighting against in World War II.