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ELACC.9-10 R.I.9:  Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity.

Informational Links: Manzanar

ELACC.9-10. R.I.8 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:  Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts...

This Scientific American article, "Confirmed:  The U.S.Census Bureau Gave Up Names of Japanese-Americans During WWII" illustrates the aid the bureau gave to the US Secret Service.

  • Executive Order 9066
    This original executive order by President FDR and its rescinding in 1976 by President Ford, discusses the purpose of the original order as well as the impact on Japanese-Americans. Why did it take 26 years to rescind this order?
  • Dear Miss Breed
    This Web site details the experience of Nikkei (Japanese American) students and Clara Breed, a librarian who stayed in touch with them after they were removed to internment camps during World War II.

Web Resources: Manzanar


Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston interview


George Takei remembers internment camps

Kennedy vs. Nixon debate

ELACC.11-12.SL.3 Comprehension and Collaboration:  Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, assessing the stance, premises, links among ideas...

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