Forced to leave, branded a security risk, held at gunpoint. It's hard to imagine this happened in the US. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, thousands of Japanese-Americans on the West Coast were forced in internment camps. Using video clips, class members explore this tragic history through personal narratives and a student-produced video about the constitutional questions surrounding the camps.
- Analyze the propaganda techniques in the film and discuss why they did or did not work
- Use video resources to discuss the importance of oral history
- To use the resource, create a free C-SPAN Classroom account or the use of the following login credentials: Username: students, Password: C-SPANCLASSROOM
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- Footage editing allows for easy adaptation and further instruction
- Videos include vintage footage and images that are engrossing for students