WWII homefront overview
Japanese internment: timeline
Examine the timeline (PDF) and review the major events.
Japanese internment: U.S. government position
Watch the following film on the newsreel footage produced by the U.S. Office of War Information sometime in the middle of 1942. The goal of the film is to explain the reasons and strategies for interning Japanese Americans.
Japanese internment: Korematsu v. United States
Read selections of the majority opinion in the Korematsu v. United States ruling on pages 121-23 of the Course Reader.
Finally, read selections from Justice Black’s dissent on page 125-26 of the Course Reader.
Bill of Rights depicted in cartoon format from 1971 Young Citizen teacher’s guide transparency. From Syracuse University via the U.S. Government Printing Office.
Preview homework: Assignment #110.
The move to independence for the American colonies was an unusual--even a strange--moment in world history.
Each group will be given 3-4 events to examine in the textbook. You are also welcome to look online to see what sources you can find. Your group will record your findings in the common Google Doc that will be sent out to everyone. Please provide:
Albany Plan of Union 1754
Report back and discussion
Students report while teacher records on board:
Homework: Assignment #103.
"From colonies to nation" board work for HH250-12:
Kali Ryder '20 ties it together with a rousing pro-independence speech: