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The Internment of Japanese Americans During World War II, Updated Edition
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  • Authored by: John C. Davenport
  • From the Series: Milestones in American History
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  • ISBN-10: 143817201X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-7201-9
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 05/01/2017
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  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 128

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:

"...clearly written...The text is detailed and clear, extended well by period photos, both in black-and-white and color...A sound reference and research work."—School Library Journal

In the aftermath of the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, America was gripped by war fever. Japan had attacked United States on its own soil. The desire for revenge that swept the nation, however, was tinged with fear. Would the Japanese attack again? Would the mainland United States be the next target? Were Japanese spies and saboteurs already at work, plotting to strike from within? Most importantly, could Japanese Americans be trusted? This last question was answered with a resounding and official "no," and more than 100,000 loyal Americans paid with their freedom for the actions of an enemy with whom they shared nothing but their ethnicity.

The Internment of Japanese Americans During World War II, Updated Edition describes the tragic tale of injustice and racial hatred against a minority caught in the crosshairs of a world war. Bolstered by extensive photographs, this curriculum-based eBook is ideal for students writing reports.

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About the Author(s)

John C. Davenport holds a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut and currently teaches social studies at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley, California. Davenport is the author of several biographies and modern histories, including works on the American Revolution and the Nuremburg trials. He lives in San Carlos, California.

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