The Bracelet
By Yoshiko Uchida
Vocabulary and context
evacuated
verb
Removed from an
area
…every Japanese person on the
West Coast was being evacuated
by the government to a
co...
interned
verb Imprisoned or confined,
especially during a
war
Or maybe the messenger would have
a telegram from Papa, who ...
aliens
noun
foreigners
The government thought they
were dangerous enemy aliens.
(p.151)
forsaken
adjective
Abandoned; deserteBut the garden looked shabby
and forsaken now that Papa was
gone and Mama was too bus...
The bombing of Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941
Japanese Americans
and World War II
During World
War II,
America
fought
against
Japan. At
that time, the
U.S.
government
g...
Japanese-
Americans were
forced to shut
down their
businesses…an
d eventually…
They were sent to internment camps like this one.
120,000 Japanese Americans ended up in these
camps.
Camp Harmony
Puyallup, WA
The camps finally were all closed by
1945. Now, the U.S. government is
very sad about what had happened,
but many people w...
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The bracelet vocab and context

  1. 1. The Bracelet By Yoshiko Uchida Vocabulary and context
  2. 2. evacuated verb Removed from an area …every Japanese person on the West Coast was being evacuated by the government to a concentration camp. (p.150)
  3. 3. interned verb Imprisoned or confined, especially during a war Or maybe the messenger would have a telegram from Papa, who was interned in a prisoner-of-war camp in
  4. 4. aliens noun foreigners The government thought they were dangerous enemy aliens. (p.151)
  5. 5. forsaken adjective Abandoned; deserteBut the garden looked shabby and forsaken now that Papa was gone and Mama was too busy to take care of it. P.152)
  6. 6. The bombing of Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941
  7. 7. Japanese Americans and World War II During World War II, America fought against Japan. At that time, the U.S. government grew paranoid
  8. 8. Japanese- Americans were forced to shut down their businesses…an d eventually…
  9. 9. They were sent to internment camps like this one. 120,000 Japanese Americans ended up in these camps.
  10. 10. Camp Harmony Puyallup, WA
  11. 11. The camps finally were all closed by 1945. Now, the U.S. government is very sad about what had happened, but many people will never forget those days.

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