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Best of the Web: History & Social Sciences » Ethnic Groups » Asian Americans
A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U. S. Constitution: a National Museum of American History Virtual Exhibition
"Focusing on the experiencess of Japanese Americans who were placed in detention camps during World War II, this online exhibit is a case study in decision making and citizen action under the U. S. Constitution. Experience the story through interactive galleries that combine images, music, text and first-person accounts in the Story Experience, and then share your own memories and responses in Reflections. Search more than 800 artifacts from the Smithsonian Collection in Collection Search, and find related activities, links, bibliography and more in Resources."
Becoming American: The Chinese Experience
Companion site to a PBS documentary which explores the "struggle and triumph, progress and setbacks, discrimination and assimilation" of the Chinese American experience.
Chronology of Asian American History
Source: Sucheng Chan, Asian Americans, an Interpretive History, ?1991, Twayne Publishers, Boston.