Japanese American Internment - World War II

Japanese American Internment - World War II

Japanese American Internment

Utilize this URL from OER Commons to see a Lesson Plan about Japanese Internment During World War II 

"This teaching guide helps instructors use a specific primary source set, , in the classroom. It offers discussion questions, classroom activities, and primary source analysis tools. It is intended to spark pedagogical creativity by giving a sample approach to the material. Please feel free to share, reuse, and adapt the resources in this guide for your teaching purposes."   Franky Abbott is the author of the lessonplan. The provider of this resource is the Digital Public Library of America.

Title: "Japanese - American Internment During WW II / History"

YouTube Description: “After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States Government issued executive order 9066, which empowered the military to round up anyone of Japanese ancestry and place them in internment camps.”  

View the YouTube video linked below to get a clearer picture of the treatment of Japanese Americans during World War II.  

Japanese American Internment

"This teaching guide helps instructors use a specific primary source set in the classroom. It offers discussion questions, classroom activities, and primary source analysis tools. It is intended to spark pedagogical creativity by giving a sample approach to the material. Please feel free to share, reuse, and adapt the resources in this guide for your teaching purposes."   Franky Abbott, Digital Public Library of America

Title:"Ugly History: Japanese American Incarceration Camps – Densho"

YouTube Description: Dig into the historic injustice of Japanese American incarceration camps, also known as internment camps, during World War II.

 

View the YouTube video linked below to hear some firsthand descriptions of the treatment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Title: “Diary Reveals Reality of Living in a WWII Japanese Internment Camp | NowThis”

YouTube Description: This woman was born in a Japanese internment camp during World War II — and she says history is repeating itself today with immigrant detention centers

 

View the YouTube video linked below to hear what a Japanese American woman’s diary reveals about life in a Japanese American Internment Camp during World War II. Also, hear her daughter discuss current events that mirror the events in the 1940’s in the United States.