1. Introduction to Eva Hashiguchi's story and the Internment of Japanese and Japanese Americans during WWII
2. Examine the roots of racial prejudice against Japanese immigrants to the United States.
3. View the provisions of Executive Order 9066
4. Analyze anti-Japanese propaganda and editorial cartoons
5. View what daily life was like in the camps
6. Meet the 442nd Regimental Combat Team
7. Discuss the country's apology and reparations against the injustices committed against Japanese Americans
• Explore WWII artifacts, gaining insight on racial prejudice, wartime hysteria, and life in the internment camps through object-based inquiry.
• Analyze primary sources including archival video, editorial cartoons, photographs, etc. related to Japanese internment and Japanese Americans in the military.
• View an in-depth personal account of a Japanese American and her life before, during and after Internment.
• Understand the internment of Japanese Americans was a violation of civil rights and the U.S. Constitution based on wartime hysteria, enduring racism, political pressures and failure of leadership.
NSS-USH.5-12.8 ERA 8: THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND WORLD WAR II (1929-1945)