The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb and V.J. Day

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Students explore the impact of the decision to drop the atomic bomb. In this World War II lesson, students read primary source documents regarding the implications of dropping the bombs as well as Truman's speech to the nation on V.J. Day. Students determine whether the U.S. should have used the bomb to end the war in the Pacific.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 day
Instructional Strategy
Research
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