Archives in Context: Teachable Topics from the CSU Japanese American Digitization Project

Courts: Extended Activity

Search the CSUJAD online database of archival objects to find primary sources that further illuminate the issues associated with the Japanese American court cases (User Guide - Appendix C). Have students use the 6 Cs of Primary Source Analysis worksheet (Appendix D) to help answer the lesson question: What legal recourse do American citizens have when their civil rights are being threatened, especially during times of war or strife? For additional references and resources, see Appendix E.

Suggested terms for Japanese American court cases

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