Lesson plans: Arkansas Japanese Internment Camps

Students will learn about everyday life in the Rohwer Japanese Internment Camp in Arkansas using primary and secondary sources. Students will also learn about American attitudes toward Japanese-Americans during World War II using primary and secondary sources.

Creator: Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

Grades: 5-8 Middle School; 9-12 High School

Geographic: Mississippi Alluvial Plain

Location: Desha County

Time period: World War II Through the Civil Rights Era 1941-1967

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