History-Social Science Content Standards for California Public Schools.
11.7 Students analyze America’s participation in World War II.
11.7.7 Discuss the decision to drop atomic bombs and the consequences of the decision
(Hiroshima and Nagasaki).
11th Grade U.S. History.
1) Read the website article titled, "The Manhattan Project."
2) Watch the video on "President Truman's Ultimatum to Japan Before Dropping the Atomic Bomb!"
3) Watch the video on "Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima & Nagaski!"
4) Take the Quiz.
5) Consider the Big Question, "Why did the United States drop two Atomic bombs on Japan, and what were the consequences?"
Directions: Click on the resource 1 link and read the entire article titled "The Manhattan Project."
Here is the link to resource 1.