The individual identified in Japanese characters, here is, Michibiku Ozamoto, or, in English, T.
Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Interactives & Media
Date Posted: 6/10/2008
This website offers students an opportunity to share their own reflections and responses to the issues explored in the online exhibition, A More Perfect Union, as well as reading those of other visitors. Topics include reactions to the site's content, shared memories from internment camps and the World War II era, what it means to be an American citizen, and the balance of national security and personal liberty.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
2: How the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state
3: The causes and course of World War II, the character of the war at home and abroad, and its reshaping of the U.S. role in world affairs
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
2B: Reconstruct the literal meaning of a historical passage.
2C: Identify the central question(s) the historical narrative addresses.
2D: Differentiate between historical facts and historical interpretations.
2E: Read historical narratives imaginatively.
2F: Appreciate historical perspectives.
2G: Draw upon data in historical maps.
2H: Utilize visual, mathematical, and quatitative data.
2I: Draw upon the visual, literary, and musical sources.
4B: Obtain historical data from a variety of sources.
4C: Interrogate historical data.
4D: Identify the gaps in the available records, marshal contextual knowledge and perspectives of the time and place.
4E: Employ quantitative analysis.
4F: Support interpretations with historical evidence.