Heart Mountain Relocation Center

Lesson Overview:

The objectives of this lesson plan is to compare, contrast, and draw conclusions based on competing historical evidence related to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming.


National Standards for United States History Era 8, Standard 3c: Evaluate the internment of Japanese American during the war and assess the implication for civil liberties.


American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming



Grade Band:

5-8, 9-12

Integrated Subjects:

History, Civics, U.S. History, Social Studies



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