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Animated quick tutorial (req. Flash)

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CIVIO, A Civil Rights GameThe content on this page supplements CIVIO, a civil rights strategy card game designed by and available from Reach and Teach. Learn more>>

Civil Liberties Act of 1988

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Formal apology and token financial restitution for Japanese internment during World War II

Enacted: August 10, 1988
Issue(s): Race, Censorship/national security
Effect: OVERTURN Confiscate and Arrest

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Through the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, the US government formally acknowledged, apologized, and provided token financial restitution for "the fundamental injustice of the evacuation, relocation, and internment of United States citizens and permanent resident aliens of Japanese ancestry during World War II." (See Korematsu v US)

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