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In this section of "A More Perfect Union,'' an online exhibition from the Smithsonian s National Museum of American History, students will learn about the efforts of Japanese Americans to receive justice after their internment during World War II. This section 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. "A More Perfect Union'' focuses on the experiences of Japanese Americans who were placed in internment camps during World War II.


  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


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