I. Reason for Japan`s attack on Pearl Harbor

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Aim:
Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor
a major turning point in world history?
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Have you ever had a major event happen in your life in
which it changed your personal life, if so why was it
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Aim: Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor a major turning point in world history?
I. Reason for Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor
1.The U.S. demanded that Japan withdraw from China
2. Japan thought that attacking the U.S. would provide
them an easy win, and territory with resources
Aim: Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor a major turning point in world history?
3. The U.S. oil embargo against
Japan was hurting Japan’s
economy
Aim: Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor a major turning point in world history?
Aim: Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor a major turning point in world history?
Casualties
Japan
- Less then 100 men
- 29 planes
- 5 midget submarines
United States
- 2,335 servicemen killed, 68 civilians killed, 1,178
wounded
- 188 planes
- 18 ships (8 battleships, 3 light cruisers, 3 destroyers, 4
other vessels)
Aim: Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor a major turning point in world history?
Aim: Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor a major turning point in world history?
II. Effects/Outcome
1. The U.S. finally was forced to join World War II
(“The Sleeping Giant was awakened”)
2. U.S. “war machine” is turned on and defeats Japan
Aim: Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor a major turning point in world history?
3. U.S. eventually drops atomic bomb on Japan to win
the WWII and becomes world Superpower.
Aim: Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor a major turning point in world history?
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Aim: Why was the Bombing of Pearl Harbor a major turning point in world history?
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