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    Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor? What did the united states do to provoke Japan? Knowing that the united states and Japan do not have a good relationship may have caused the attack on Pearl Harbor. “An old order . . . is now crumbling” (Doc A). This quote was from the Japanese novel The Way of the Subjects. It states how serious and focused Japan was about the plans they wanted. Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Japan had two main reasons why they attacked pearl Harbor: one was United States oil, and two was the United States expansion. One reason why Japan attacked Pearl Harbor is because of the United states embargo on oil, steel ,and iron. The united states put an embargo on resources and materials that Japan needed. An embargo means stop all trade. America freezing all Japanese assets and having Japan “knuckle under to the Americans or break out of the embargo ring” is a challenge that they must face. The U.S. economic sanctions Against Japan and its Aid to china during the Sino-Japanese War, Suzuki Akira, April, 1986. (Doc D)…

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    Attack On Pearl Harbor

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    “The Attack On Pearl Harbor” December 7, 1941. Hundreds of Japanese Fighter Planes attacked the American Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, near Honolulu Hawaii. The attack lasted close to two hours long. The Japanese managed to destroy about twenty American Naval vessels, including eight enormous battleships, and more than three-hundred airplanes. More than two-thousand american soldiers and sailors died, and one-thousand were wounded. (“Pearl Harbor”) The day after the assault, president Franklin D.…

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    Causes Of Pearl Harbor

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    their best to avoid involvement into the war, one devastating attack woke the United States from their neutrality. The attack on Pearl Harbor was only part of Japan 's big plan to take over island nations in the Pacific Ocean. The attack instilled an array of emotions into the American people. Japanese forces only took a short amount of time to conduct the attack, but they were still able to create mass destruction among the harbor. The infamous waves of terror obliterated almost everything in…

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    Pearl Harbor Significance

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    On December 7th of 1941, a war began that changed the history of the United States and the world. On this day, the Japanese declared war on the US by attacking Pearl Harbor. This attack claimed a staggering 2,403 lives and wounded 1,178 others instigating the US’s entrance into World War II. I was fortunate enough to visit and participate in a group performance at this historic site, in honour of the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbour attack. While visiting this monument, I learned about the…

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    Pearl Harbor Sparknotes

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    In the documentary the narrator first begins by stating that on December 7, 1941, japanese aircraft carriers were 30 miles east of Hawaii ready to embark its invasion to bomb Pearl Harbor. The Japanese air force relentlessly raided Pearl harbor leaving many casualties and injured. This attack not only made the United States of America very furious, but it also happened to become the entry into World war II. The U.S was determined to fight back and take all necessary actions to defeat the…

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    The shocking tragedy of Pearl Harbor lead by the Japanese on December 7th, 1941 shook the United States out of isolation and left Americans panicked, scared, and livid. To help ease the worries of the people, President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized Executive Order 9066 and declared all Japanese-Americans should be relocated away from the Pacific West coast and Hawaii (Executive Order 9066). It was done as a precaution, because it allowed Americans to have a sense of security and nearly…

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    assume that their decisions are infallibly correct. Because of this assumption, group members are pressured to accept and support the groups decisions, rejecting any contradictory information. In addition to the effects of strong cohesiveness, the groupthink mindset develops due to what are known as emergent group norms, or norms which indicate that the possibility of error does not exist within the group, and therefore further analysis and discussion of the subject at hand is unnecessary. One…

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    Infamy Pearl Harbor

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    On December 7, 1941, it will be a day that will always be remembered as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt commemorated as “the date which will live in infamy”1. This was a day when the Japanese unexpectedly attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. This was an attack that caused many American causalities, and American citizens really became furious. The hatred that filled the hearts of many Americans could be shown through President Roosevelt’s appeal to Congress to…

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    It was a nice weekend day in December at Oahu, Hawaii. All the ships were resting at the docks at Pearl Harbor, Oahu. Nobody was thinking the Japanese were going to attack something so far away from home even though war was going on over there. Pearl harbor was the home port for the U.S. Pacific Fleet. They were a bit weary about that the Japanese might come attack but they figured they wouldn’t. They had lined the fleet up in a form just in case something might happen. Later that day the…

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    The Pearl Harbor Attack

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    Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor!!!!! Dateline, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 7, 1941. Today, warplanes of the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the United States Naval Station at Pearl Harbor. While the losses are not yet known in detail, estimates say that 2,400 service members were killed. Four battleships have been sunk with one of them, the Arizona, apparently damaged beyond hope of restoring her to service. The attack involved hundreds of airplanes and came in two, possible three organized…

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