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Executive Order 9066 was a United States presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by the United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, authorizing the Secretary of War to prescribe certain areas as military zones, clearing the way for the deportation of Japanese Americans and Italian-Americans to internment camps.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Lessons from Japanese Internment (Text 2)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set reflecting on the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII and the lessons this period in history can teach us today. As students read the transcript of the executive order, they will analyze evidence from the document th