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    United States would enter into WW II was becoming clearer. This idea was made certain on December seventh when Japan attacked Hawaii. The following day Franklin D. Roosevelt, president of the United States at the time, asked Congress to officially declare war on the Japanese Empire. The President used a multitude of appeals and rhetorical devices in his speech to convince Congress and the Americans that war was necessary. Roosevelt, cherished and respected, was in his second term as president. In his delivery of the speech he appeals to the Americans by making them angry with the Japanese for what they did to the United States. Logos is used often as he tells the audience what happened not only to the United…

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    and deliberately attacked by the naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” These words were spoken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt while he was speaking to Congress on the attack on Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor Naval Base in Hawaii was attacked by the over 350 Japanese planes in a surprise attack staged by the empire of Japan. Although the United States was not yet involved in World War II, their naval forces posed a threat to the Japanese’s push for expansion in the South Pacific. This…

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    involvement in the Second World War, especially in regards to Japan. In order to become a competing member in this world stage, compared to other westernized…

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    A Day Before Pearl Harbor

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    A day before the Pearl Harbor attack FDR which was the president sent a letter for peace to the Empire of Japan. It was too late for that because since November 26th, of 1941, Japans navy left home port and headed to Hawaii. It was already planned out and there was no peace made. The event that dragged the United States into World War 2 is the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, of 1941. It’s brings sad memories and it was something that the U.S was expecting at that time. The attack was made…

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    the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The next day the President told the World, "I asked that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack on Japan on Sunday, a state of war has existed between United States and Japanese Empire." The child was very mad because his dad was going to be going to be in the Navy because they recruited husband, because he was a experience out on the ocean. The child said " It was weird not having his dad around at the house helping the After a…

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    On December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor. The attack, starting before 8 a.m., lasted two hours. The Japanese flew in fighter planes and destroyed 20 naval vessels and over 300 airplanes. Nearly 2,500 American soldiers died during the attack with another 1,000 injured. This devastating attack will not be forgotten quickly. It seems that the result of this attack is all out world war. Although there have been many things leading up to this. The main…

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    Second Sino-Japanese War

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    I would argue that to understand the motives as to why Japan invaded China, it is essential to grasp their previous history of conflicts and tensions, beginning with the Japanese claim of Taiwan from China’s Qing Dynasty after the First Sino-Japanese war in 1895, right through to the invasion of Manchuria in 1931. This conflict between the two marked a culmination of near a half century of growing Japanese imperialist policies, aimed at the creation of a new order in East Asia through dominating…

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    involved in the war. Japan and the US were having a tense relationship at this time as the US did not approve of some of the actions being taken by Japan. Some of the actions approved by the US was Japan's seizure of Manchuria, and Japan's invasion of China. America had a complex relationship with countries around the world and also had a complex domestic situation while WW2 was ongoing, including Japan,…

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    68 civilians (“The Bombing”). Roosevelt called December 7th, “a date which will live in infamy” (“Hiroshima”).This act began the war in the Pacific. Three days after the attack Japanese allies Italy and Germany also declared war on the United States. After the Pearl Harbor Attack, Japan began a massive campaign throughout the Southeast Asia-Pacific region to seize territories (“Hiroshima”). The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor provoked a declaration of war by the United States Congress on the…

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    The Showa Period

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    the Japanese signed the Tripartite Pact, becoming an official member of the Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis - or the Axis Alliance. The Axis of Germany, Italy, and Japan became key participants in World War II (“Axis Alliance in World War II”). While a war was fought in the Pacific and Europe, various things were unfolding in the homelands of the many countries involved in the war. When the war began in September, 1939, Japan, an empire that had already conquered Manchuria in 1937 and turned it into the…

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