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11th Grade U.S. History, Instructional Resource - Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Japan!

11th Grade U.S. History, Instructional Resource - Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Japan!

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Author: Ransom Deal
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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.
 

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Tutorial

Instructions

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?"

  • Write a one paragraph summary of your answer to the Big Question on Microsoft word or a piece of paper and turn in the assignment the following day in class. 

    (Consider the three sources that you worked on as you answer this question.)

The Manhattan Project

Directions: Click on the resource 1 link and read the entire article titled "The Manhattan Project."

Here is the link to resource 1.

President Truman's Ultimatum to Japan Before Dropping the Atomic Bomb!

Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima & Nagaski!