The Tragic History of the Japanese-American Internment Camps

The Tragic History of the Japanese-American Internment Camps

by Deborah Ann Kent
     
 

Before World War II, Japanese Americans had created tight-knit neighborhoods, many becoming American citizens. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the United States government used its power and authority to force Japanese Americans to live under guard in internment camps surrounded by barbed wire. Despite this, their strong culture and heritage helped…  See more details below

Overview

Before World War II, Japanese Americans had created tight-knit neighborhoods, many becoming American citizens. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the United States government used its power and authority to force Japanese Americans to live under guard in internment camps surrounded by barbed wire. Despite this, their strong culture and heritage helped them survive the harsh conditions of the camps and the humiliation they felt from being under suspicion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766027978
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
From Many Cultures, One History Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.07(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

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