Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
How to Use This Book.
Research Topics for Defining Moments: Japanese-American Internment during World War II.
1: Narrative Overview.
3: Japanese Immigration to the United States.
4: World War II and the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor.
5: The War Relocation Authority.
6: Life in the Camps.
7: Paths to Freedom.
8: Returning Home.
9: The Legacy of Japanese-American Internment.
11: Breed, Clara (1906–1994).
12: DeWitt, John L. (1880–1962).
13: Hirabayashi, Gordon (1918–2012).
14: Inouye, Daniel K. (1924–2012).
15: Kido, Saburo (1902–1977).
16: Korematsu, Fred (1919–2005).
17: Masaoka, Mike (1915–1991).
18: Masuda, Kazuo (1918–1944).
19: Myer, Dillon S. (1891–1982).
20: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882–1945).
21: Yasui, Minoru (1916–1986).
22: Primary Sources.
23: President Franklin D. Roosevelt's “Day of Infamy” Speech.
24: Pearl Harbor Changes the World of a Young Japanese-American Girl.
25: A College Student Recalls Fear and Uncertainty after Pearl Harbor.
26: General John L. DeWitt Urges Japanese Evacuation of the Pacific Coast.
27: Executive Order 9066 Paves the Way for Internment.
28: The Evacuation Order for All Persons of Japanese Ancestry.
29: The Japanese American Citizens League Supports Evacuation Orders.
30: A Young Mother's Nightmarish Experience of Evacuation and Internment.
31: A Sixth-Grader Describes Her Arrival at Manzanar.
32: Bitterness and Disillusionment at Poston.
33: A Young Internee Provides a Glimpse of Life in Poston.
34: Report on the Work of the War Relocation Authority.
35: The War Department Ends the Internment Program.
36: President Ford Officially Terminates Executive Order 9066.
37: Civil Liberties Act of 1988.
38: The United States Formally Apologizes to Internees.
39: Former Internee George Takei Remembers Camp Rohwer.
Important People, Places, and Terms.
Sources for Further Study.
Photo and Illustrations Credits.