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Was the United States Justified in Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
6th - 11th CCSS: Designed
As the culminating activity in a unit study of World War II, class members prepare for and engage in a Socratic seminar that considers whether the United States was justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki....
The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki
9th - Higher Ed
Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What...
U.S. Involvement in World War II through the Lens of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYoung historians examine photos, letters, war posters, and other primary source documents to analyze the rationale for the Manhattan Project, determine why Oak Ridge was selected as a site for the Secret City, and study the contributions...
Dropping the Atomic Bomb: The Decision That Defined a Presidency
9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this World War II lesson, students research the implications of the use of nuclear weapons to end the war in the Pacific. Students determine and...
World War Two : Asia and the Pacific 1941 - 1945 Map
3 mins 9th - 12th
On a Monday in August, 1945, the first atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. Watch the allies gain control over the surrounding islands before deciding to drop the atomic bomb. Use this video to spark a debate: was dropping...