Changing Perspectives on the Japanese Internment Experience:
Scavenger Hunt

In groups of two to four, find the following items:
  • A map of the barracks from one of the internment camps
  • A map of all of the internment camps
  • The text of President George Bush's apology to the Japanese Americans
  • What WRA stands for and what it is.
  • What Executive Order 9102 did
  • What Executive Order 9066 did
  • The text of President George Bush's apology to the Japanese Americans
  • What the 442nd Combat Team was
  • A photo of an internment dining hall
  • A photo of an internment apartment
  • What Pearl Harbor is and why it is significant to the internment camp experience
  • Who General John L. Dewitt is
  • A poster of the instructions for evacuation
  • A photo of the horse stables that the U.S. Government used as temporary internment camps
  • Any political cartoon about the Japanese-American internment camps
If you are asked what something or someone is, you must write a paragraph explanation that is supported by factual information.

If you are asked to locate an item, then make sure you print out a copy of it.

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