RESOURCE:

Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution: Justice

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Reference Materials
Date Posted: 6/10/2008

Students will learn about the efforts of Japanese Americans to receive justice after their internment during World War II. This section of A More Perfect Union, an online exhibition, uses artifacts from the Museum's collections, primary source documents, photographs and oral histories to discuss the court cases brought against the government, the formal apologies and efforts of redress by the government and the successes of members of the Japanese American community in post-war United States. Oral history transcripts are available in each subsection of this webpage.


National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Instructional Strategies