Confirming the Termination of Japanese Internment During World War II

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What words did President Gerald Ford use to describe the end of internment for Japanese Americans in the United States in 1974? Your pupils will read President Ford's direct proclamation and answer questions to analyze the tone and details of the text.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should understand the historical context of the document, including major events of World War II and the initial policies of Japanese internment, before beginning this worksheet
Pros
  • Full text of Ford's proclamation included
  • Includes both text-based and discussion questions
Cons
  • Discussion questions will require further scaffolding and information by instructor in order to encourage thorough responses