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Japanese-American Internment

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Social Studies +1 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old)
The resources in this collection depict what life was like for Japanese-Americans living in internment camps during WWII. Student may examine these resources as they address the following questions:

Why were Japanese-Americans moved into internment camps during WWII?
Do you agree with the government's argument that it was necessary for national security?
Did the government violate the rights of American citizens?
Do the events of and surrounding Japanese interment have relevance in America today?