February 19

Former vice president Aaron Burr arrested for treason against the United States

February 19, 1807

President Roosevelt authorizes internment of Japanese Americans

February 19, 1942

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  • Lesson 1: Turning the Tide in the Pacific, 1941–1943
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    Lesson 1: Turning the Tide in the Pacific, 1941–1943

    In December 1941, Japanese armed forces launched a massive offensive, attacking targets as far East as Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and as far West as Burma. This lesson plan will focus on the overall strategies pursued by the Japanese and the Allies in the initial months of World War II in Asia and the Pacific.

W.E.B. DuBois organizes first Pan-African Congress in Paris

February 19, 1919

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