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Sources in History: Japanese Internment

The last few weeks, you read primary sources. This week, lets start looking at secondary sources.  A secondary source is a source written *about* the…

The last few weeks, you read primary sources. This week, lets start looking at secondary sources.  A secondary source is a source written *about* the time period were studying, but theyre produced later. In the excerpt attached below from The Making of Asian America: A History, historian Erika Lee talks about the experience of Japanese internment during World War II.  Take the time to look up any words you dont know to help you understand this reading.
In one page double-spaced, please answer the following questions.
1. What justifications did the U.S. government give for Japanese removal and detention?
2. What was life like for interned Japanese Americans?
3. What did you learn from this reading?

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