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    another in the name of peace? Bikini Atoll is located 850 kilometers northwest of Majuro on the northern fringe of the Marshall Islands and it has more than 23 islands and islets. The four islands are Bikini, Eneu, Nam and Enidrik. Out of the four islands, Bikini and Eneu were the only islands that have had a permanent population. On August 1945, United States dropped two nuclear weapons in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 120,000 people immediately got killed and this led to the end of World War II. After a year, United States conducted a series of 23 nuclear devices which was named “Operation Crossroads” on the reef itself, on the sea, in the air and underwater. The United States…

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    The IPCC states that sea level rise in the Pacific is on track with the predicted rise of .18 to .59 meters by 2090, severely threatening the land security of atolls that barely lie above sea level (“Human Health”, 2015). If the physical land no longer exists, populations will be forced to move. Livelihood security will also be threatened by the rising level and acidification of the seas. Populations in the Pacific are extremely dependent on fisheries and local agriculture for food. Rising sea…

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    island is at a major risk for disappearing into the Atlantic Ocean. These effects have been seen with the island slowing disappearing over the last few decades with mild increases in temperature, but if the mass emissions of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels isn’t decreased or eliminated, not only would the Marshal Islands be completely covered, but parts of the United States like San Francisco’s coasts, the Boston Bay area, and so many other major costal cities in the United States could be the…

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    In bikini atoll life is hard there because you’re gonna dead in 10 seconds or anything until you burn,your body and cannot breath and your house will just fall down and you will be just gonna burn and you will just go. First,they aborted the bomb without notice and that is hard for the people because when their family are having fun then the bomb will just come down from the airplane and the city will just explode without the people notice and that is hard for everybody because the children…

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    to the articles about 65,000 to 200,000 people kick the bucket. After the destruction of Hiroshima, Japan still did not surrender. United States dropped the second bomb on Nagasaki which made them give up, one of the article stated that 39,000 people were assassinated and 25,000 were injured. A year after World War 2, United States conduct a nuclear bomb test at Bikini Atoll. Base on the article, bikini atoll is from Micronesia, 2.3 square miles, and people have been living there for…

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    Japans sneak attack on America at Pearl Harbor; “which proved a spectacular success, at least superficially. Although it had left some notable loose ends in its wake—including the failure to sink any American aircraft carriers—it had resulted in enough damage to the U.S. Navy that the Japanese greeted it as a great victory.”(24) Japan knowing another direct attack on Hawaii was impossible began looking at other options including looking into the Fiji/Samoa area. “Admiral Yamamoto Isoroku,…

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    offered for Americans and their future. With exhibits such as Futurama, Democracity, Utopian Cities, the Perisphere and the Trylon Americans left with a difficulty to suppress the excitement of what corporations would do next.The most memorable exhibit at the fair was the General Motors Pavilion, and the most memorable feature in the General Motors Pavilion was a ride called the Futurama. People stood in line for hours to ride it and experience the exciting possibilities of life in the distant…

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    Internally, the US government was also fearful of losing power within its nation. This is already evident in the opening of the documentary which showed the nuclear bomb testing in Bikini Atoll, where the American public were filled with skepticism. This led to Vice Admiral Blandy, Commander of the Bikini Test justifying himself, “the bomb will not start a chain reaction in the water, converting it all to gas and letting all the ships on all the oceans drop down to the bottom. It will not blow…

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    It is still May, almost June now. May was mostly rainy and cold but June is always warm.Today It was warm and the sun is shining at its brightest. It was a good morning the light from the sun was beaming through the window. I can't wait for today to start. The air smelled like it always does after a patch of rain goes by. I get out of bed go down and go to the the door and step outside. There was a slight breeze in the air. But it is no longer fierce and fighting the trees trying to pull and…

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    dropping of the bomb on Bikini Atoll was necessary. There are a lot more evidence that the bombs were not at all necessary. An example of that is that it hurt a lot of lives and sea animals. The other side says it would prepare for future wars. Who is right? The people that say that it is not necessary make more sense as protecting the environment is more important than preparing for war which will tear apart our connections with other countries. Some reasons are that the radiation fallout…

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