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    the wartime push for technological developments, the US government was eager to fund any projects that could increase US chances of victory. For example, when Leo Szilard presented his plan for the first nuclear reactor to the US Army, they were granted $6,000 in funding without any proof of concept except for their own word (McKain 64). Had it not been for such ease, delays could have costed the Manhattan Project anywhere from several months to over a year. Clearly, such accessible funding was…

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    Manhattan Project and The Analysis of Atomic Explosions History is defined as some event that has happened in the past with having a impact in some area on Earth. Without history people would not be able to learn from their past mistakes and continue on with life. This learning from our mistakes can change what people do or how people do different things. In history we have learned that war can cause many new jobs for people, but with war so many lives are lost. We have learned from many…

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    airplanes were destroyed by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. That devastating day lead the United states into joining the World War two. The nuclear research quickly began after the war took place. President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Manhattan project after gathering information that the Germans attempted to build an atomic bomb. Unsatisfied, the U.S took an even greater look into their research, in hopes of constructing a more destructible weapon. Years later, when Harry Truman…

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    reaction was first sustained, that “this day would go down as a black day in the history of mankind.” With the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Nagasaki, tremendous changes were put into effect and the world would never be the same. The Manhattan Project, which led to the development of the…

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    the pacific theatre. The USA was tired of fighting and didn’t want to loose anymore soldiers so they gave japan the Potsdam declaration which held in Potsdam Germany which the USA offered japan to unconditionally surrender on may 1945. The Manhattan project was the name given to the research program that developed the first atomic bomb. Lead by the world’s top physicists Leo Szilard and Albert Einstein that created a letter that had the atomic bombs origins then was sent to president franklin D…

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    States, Great Britain, France, China, and the Soviet Union, were fighting back and slowly taking back the countries the Axis Powers have had seized and controlled. The U.S. in particular, underwent creating atomic bombs under the codename “The Manhattan Project”, from American and European scientists urging President Franklin D. Roosevelt to consider and…

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    all of europe. But, on December 11, 1941 Hitler declared war on the United States, one year before the start of the Manhattan Project. Ever since Hitler had gained control of Germany hundreds and thousands of people were being killed. The United States only solution was to build the bombs and stop him from hurting more innocent people. But, on May 8, 1945 Germany surrendered, the project still continued but the question was why? The reason was that General Leslie Grove ordered the scientist to…

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    had enough knowledge to make an atomic weapon. The Manhattan Project was created in order for the United States to develop an atomic bomb before Germany could. The after effects of the Manhattan Project allowed for new opportunity to further explore uses of nuclear…

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    Introduction One of the largest challenges faced by the Manhattan Project was finding a suitable balance between the academic needs of the scientists and the need for secrecy provided by the military. Scientists felt that open communication between them would be crucial to their success. Early in the Manhattan Project life-cycle, scientific correspondences were required to go through a series of military channels to ensure their contents remained protected. The solution to this was to create a…

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    atomic weapon, the Manhattan Project was founded by President Roosevelt (“The Manhattan Project”). However, for the bomb to be effective, utmost privacy was needed. No one other than those directly involved could know- not even the military, who would later utilize this weapon. Due to the fact that it could…

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