American Citizens wanted justice for the horror that happened the night of the attack. Many wanted Japanese to pay for the crimes they committed and FDR wanted that very much as well. He wanted to do a bombing raid on Japanese soil because japan would least expect it. So, the war went on with the goal to punish japan for what they did. The united states were not standing on the sidelines anymore, The goal was to get to Japanese territory and force them to surrender, but in order to get their territory American had to get through the Pacific Ocean which was heavily guarded by Japanese
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Americans were fearful of further Japanese attacks on the West Coast and also of Japanese Americans. In response to this fear, President Roosevelt passed an executive order relocating all people of Japanese descent from the West Coast inland. Similar to the fear of the American people, the witch hunts in the novel The Crucible by Arthur Miller led people to believe that girls in the town were being bewitched. Mass hysteria caused multiple arrests for accusations and even death for the so called “witches”. The theme of fear in both the Crucible and the Japanese Internment Camps of WWII caused people to be easily persuaded with the use of pathos and logos.
After the atrocities during WWII, Japan gained trust from other nations because of article 9. It was called the “no war clause” because Article 9 prohibits Japan from taking part in military actions overseas and also prohibits Japan forever from maintaining an army, navy and air force. The article only allows Japanese forces to go abroad on international missions such as building roads and monitoring elections but limits them to noncombat roles and prohibits them from carrying live ammunition. Although Article 9 kept Japan free from any wars, it hasn’t always protected the Japanese people. In 1953, Japanese fishermen were shot by Koreans in Japanese territory.
The Dust Bowl had a negative impact on rural families because most of them could not escape the effects of dust storms. According to Trimarchi, many farmers faced foreclosure on their land because they were not earning enough money on crops to pay back their debts (Trimarchi, 2018). The Dust Bowl also caused soil erosion across the plains which led to crop failure. Farmers were not able to make any profit with their failing crops, this contributed to many farmers losing their land due to foreclosure. According to Ganzel, it was common for families in the Midwest to only eat one-dish meals and most families relied on chicken eggs for food (Ganzel, 2003).
One of the most horrible events of the Japanese occupation of China was the Nanjing massacre. However, in this modern society, most people do not know about how and why many Chinese were butchered in the city of Nanjing. In addition, the Nanjing massacre is denied by many conservative Japanese politicians because this event is seen as Japan’s greatest shame and they do not want their future generations to know and learn about the terrible massacre. But, there are many possible explanations why this event happened and generally many historians believe that the brutal Nanjing massacre occurred because of the very tough fight that Chinese armies had put up in Shanghai in 1937. However, “Japanese imperialism and their desire for expansion” and
Ethnocentricity and heroism are greatly evident in The Last Samurai because of the courageous actions taken by the Samurai to defend their culture from the prejudiced imperialists. Ethnocentricity played a huge role during imperialism in the 18th and 19th centuries because it caused nationalism to emerge in the native lands. This was demonstrated in the movie when the Americans trained the Imperial Army, as the time went on and the emperor saw the good in the Samurai, he felt guilty that his view of Japan had become clouded and caused their extinction. Soon after, the emperor terminated the contract with the United States because he came to realize that the Japanese were beginning to lose their traditional culture. The emperor said, "‘I have dreamed of a unified Japan.
During this time period, the U.S. War Department developed the 1940 Principles of War, and the Potsdam Declaration was received by Japan; one which restricted a majority of their rights. More importantly, the culmination of the war was the deployment of two atomic bombs. From the mass ruination of the fire bombings to the atomic bombs, there is clearly a misinterpretation of rules and ethics during WW2. From each of the firebombings to the atomic bombs, there is a clear representation and violation of the 1940 Principles of War; there were massive civilian casualties due to these bombings and gave no military target. Truman even gave his own opinion on Rules and Ethics, “Finally, Japan has consistently disregarded the rules of war and I believe we are justified in using our full military strength” (Meet and Greet Roles Document).
The ideas that are often associated with World War II are usually related to the deadly warfare that occurred, Nazi Germany, and the utilization of the atomic bomb. However, one of the most overlooked and appalling events that took place throughout World War II was the internment of Japanese Americans. The first prominent event that lead to the start of internment was the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese on December 7th, 1941. Consequently, the bombing spurred fear among millions of Americans which would eventually lead the United States into World War II. In response to the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S Government and President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued new laws which would begin the relocation of Japanese Americans.
Strategic bombing in World War II essentially was a decision to kill people not because of their military role, but because of their nationality. The United States decision to bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki in my opinion based on the Just War Theory was not justified, because the Japanese nationals were punished collectively because of the actions of their
They are left with many uncertainties of life die to destruction of natural resources. These have clearly resulted because of no rain. Deforestation and less care of the nature has led to a whole village of farmers suffering even for their meals. There is a saying if you have your meals one time then thanks the farmers but the farmers are worried for their food. If this would continue, food insecurity and debt cannot be assisted