The Importance Of The Atomic Bomb

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As Marcus Aurelius once said, “Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away”. Time passes by swiftly and soon events, names, and struggles get lost in the depths of history. History becomes a vast pit of several conglomerated dates that soon lack importance or gain importance depending on the present time period. The history of the United States started roughly around 1607 when several pilgrims came to the New World for better opportunities. Now zoom 410 years to present day where our world consists of massive industrialization, expansion of technology, and intricate international affairs. Several events within this time period pass like a river, each event being replaced by another as well as its significance continuing to decrease.…show more content…
Several items are being edited out of textbooks in high schools in order to condense the material and have it be teachable to students. Several events are key to pillars of the country. One that clearly stands out is the decision to use the Atomic Bomb. Throughout the early 40’s Japan waged war against the United States due to differing ideologies. As the war was nearing an end the Japanese were still relentless and used every tactic to not surrender and stand strong. The United States felt it was necessary to end the war and used one of the most deadliest weapons known to human existence, the Atomic Bomb. Although some experts may disagree, many believe that keeping the topic of why the United States used the Atomic Bomb in textbooks helps teach students crucial facts on the political and environmental effects of it and more specifically about international relations after that led to the cold war and the effects it had on world pollution and human
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