Internment Of Japanese-Americans

Posted by on March 23, 2012 
Filed under Problems At Home & Across The Sea

Complete this activity on Japanese Internment. Get the code from Mr. Ferlazzo.

ON YOUR OWN

Watch this video and do the three activities under “Explore.”

Look at these pictures from one of the camps.

World War II: Internment of Japanese Americans

WITH A PARTNER

Read more about Japanese-American internment camps.

Read more on this website.

Read even more here.

Generations of Japanese Americans were scarred by WWII internments is from The Sacramento Bee.

Executive Order 9066: Japanese American internment in World War II is a photo gallery from The L.A. Times (February 19th is the anniversary of the Order).

ON YOUR OWN

One of the major reasons Japanese Americans were put into camps was because other Americans were afraid that they might help Japan in the war against the United States. In other words, it was an example of people doing bad things to other people because of fear.

Have you ever done something bad to someone else because you were afraid (Start a fight? Say something nasty to someone?)? Has a person you know ever done something bad to someone else because they were afraid? What happened?

Has someone ever done something bad to you or your family because you think they were afraid of you?

Write your answers on your website.

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