What Was The Turning Point Of Pearl Harbor

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The attack on Pearl Harbor The Pearl Harbor was a naval base of the United States. On December 7, the harbor was attacked by the Japanese Navy during the World War 2. The attack on the Pearl Harbor was the main event that led the United States to join the World War 2. The urge to become the most powerful nation in Asia was the main reason why Japan attacked the Pearl Harbor. The attack of the Pearl Harbor acted as a turning point not only to the United States, but also to the World War 2. As noted earlier, Japan wanted to be the most powerful nation in Asia. In an effort to become the most powerful nation in Asia, Japan started invading China. By invading China, Japan acquired some materials such as iron, rubber, oil and coal which were essential during the war. In the meantime, the United States was offering some help to Britain. It did that by providing supplies to Britain through the ships. Although the ships transporting the supplies were constantly under attack by German submarines, the United States neither joined the war nor stopped giving the supplies to Britain. Consequently, there was increased tension between the United States and Japan. Japan saw that the United States was trying to prevent them from being the most powerful nation in Asia. …show more content…
This was a change in the society of America since at the beginning of the war, not all citizens agreed to the idea of joining the war (Rosenberg, 49). The region also experienced some changes due to the Pearl Harbor attack. After the United States joined the war officially, it was free to offer help and supplies to some of the allied powers such as Russia and China. Ideally, United States changed the region by helping some of the powers that needed its help. The changes that took place in the society of the United States and the region around there was a characteristic of Pearl Harbor attack as a turning

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