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  • Pearl Harbor Dbq

    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

    “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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  • Pearl Harbor Significance

    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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  • Causes Of Pearl Harbor

    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's Attack On Pearl Harbor

    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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  • Pearl Harbor Sparknotes

    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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  • Infamy Pearl Harbor

    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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  • Groupthink In Pearl Harbor

    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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  • Pearl Harbor Effect

    The Pearl Harbor attack led to a world war. Japan thought that getting rid of the U.S. Pacific Navy would help them expand southward into southeast asia. The attack hurt the Pacific Navy so bad they could not even attempt to try and stop Japan from going southward. A lot of people think that the U.S. did not try and fight back but they did. The U.S. was so unprepared and surprised that they did not have any defense ready to fight back. Three- quarters of the 780 anti-aircraft guns had no one…

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  • Pearl Harbor Speech Analysis

    These are the words the 32nd President of the United States begin his Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation on December 8th, 1941. FDR's speech was a call to action, and in his speech, he expressed outstanding distaste towards Japan. The speech was directed to Congress for them to declare war against Japan which would bring the United States into World War II. FDR's speech was an outstanding success in bringing the United States into World War II because FDR explained why going to war needed to be…

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