Web Research Activities
1. Research the ways in which executive orders have influenced the lives of racial and ethnic minorities. Search for executive orders 9066 and 9981 and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, and examine the purposes and results of each.
2. Research the evolution of President Trump’s travel bans that largely targeted countries with large Muslim populations. Examine the justifications given for the policies, the public reaction, and the final outcomes in terms of whether the bans were implemented.
3. Search for information on the evolution of the use of executive orders. Examine when and why they have been used more and less frequently.