Pearl Harbor Conclusion

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There were many events from the end of World War one to the attack at Pearl Harbor. In America this was a time seen by others as a time of isolation, which it was. The reason America felt the need to isolate themselves is because in November 1918, the American people were depressed and uninitiated from “the Great War”, now called world war one. This lead to the “roaring twenties” where Americans tried to forget about the horrible war, which was the bloodiest war in history during this time, and just party, but when world war two started with the invasion of Poland the United States was dead set on not getting involved in another war. This mentality worked until December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor was hugely significant in that it …show more content…
At the end of World War one the United States was separated by generation, the older and the younger. Where the younger people blamed the older for handing them down a broken and in war nation. Americans let the hate of the past dictate the future in that they were so separated that the economy fell causing the “Great Depression” which lasted up until the United States went to war after the Pearl Harbor attack. President Roosevelt on December 8, 1941 said, “ America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We will gain the inevitable triumph, so help us God.”. (Kluckhohn,1941) In this speech he made President Roosevelt said us, this showed that America set aside their differences and focused on what was really important, getting revenge on Japan for killing many Americans. Not only did Japan kill americans but they also took out a lot of the United States naval power. This at the time seemed horrible and it is and was but this made the United states have to focus on more than just their naval power and look for other ways to attack such as air power. This technique became very popular for the first time in world history in World War two. During this period of time not only were Americans advancing their technology but also other countries such as Germany and England. Many pieces of technology invent during this period of time are still used today in the military around the world. Inventions such as a programmable computer, the aerosol can, and many more. (8 Technologies, 2010) By using this new technology and the huge amounts of soldiers the United States had to offer on account of the draft, the United States has been known as a world power nation and as the “police of the world” since 1944. (, 2012) This title of “police of the world”means that the United States is very

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