Shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor Franklin D Roosevelt ordered the Internment of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War 2. The internment of Japanese Americans was forced relocation and  incarceration in the Western Interior of the country of about 120,000  people of Japanese ancestry, most of whom were United States citizens.from 1942 to 1945 it was the policy of the United States government that people of Japanese descent, including United States citizens, would be incarcerated in these isolation camps.1600 prisoners died during their incarceration and many lost property and businesses that they were forced to abandon.

The Children in Japanese Internment Camps

Internment of Japanese Americans NY Times Classroom Activities

Daily life inside of a Japanese internment camp   

Library of Congress classroom activity Internment of Japanese Americans

Teaching tolerance grade 6-8 Internment of Japanese Americans

Children of the Camps - Internment History

Dear Miss Breed

Virtual Museum - Japanese Internment Background

American History Games