Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

Case background and primary source documents concerning the Supreme Court case of Korematsu v. United States. Dealing with President Franklin Roosevelt's executive order 9066 and the relocation of Japanese Americans during World War Two, this lesson asks students to asses the Supreme Court's Decision in Korematsu v. United States.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Equal ProtectionDue ProcessInalienable Rights, Liberty Equality, Court Cases, Executive Power, Wartime Powers, Personal Liberty, Supreme Court, Private Property, Commander and Chief World War Two

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.1.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Distinguish the responsibilities and powers of government officials at various levels and branches of government and in different times and places.

D2.Civ.4.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how the U.S. Constitution establishes a system of government that has powers, responsibilities, and limits that have changed over time and that are still contested.

D2.Civ.10.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Compare their own point of view with others' perspectives.
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