The United States decided to drop the atomic bomb because Japan murdered innocent lives, therefore to save the lives of the American people and troopers, Truman gave the call to put forth the action of dropping the atomic bomb. Considering the fact that Japan killed many of our guiltless people in our own country, it was justified for the United States to afflict damage back. Truman was even dubious to the fact of dropping the bomb, but because the Japanese kept on killing the innocent lives, it was a needed cause to stop the Japanese and to petrify them. The Japanese even dropped bombs in the past at Pearl Harbor, which was detrimental to America. For the reason being, I believe the United States was justified to drop an atomic bomb on Japan
I think it was a good thing because it ended the war once and for all but also it was a bad thing because it killed so many other people besides the military and people at the bases and innocent people were also injured and affected by the aftermath of it. The aftermath of it also causes more deaths down the road. I think if Truman didn 't drop the bomb, things could 've been worse. Japan started the war with us anyway by attacking from air on Pearl Harbor. It 's a good thing we bombed when we did though because Russia was getting involved and other countries would 've joined and made the war worse.
Prior to the attack on Pearl Harbour in early December 1941, the American people were hesitant about joining World War II. However the attack which impacted the nation directly, ignited a desire for revenge on the Japanese. The attack sent the country into a panic, and the American government were not at all pleased with the unprovoked surprise attack. Thus, the use of racial stereotyping and dehumanising the Japanese, representing them as rats, became prominent during World War II. The American government used the attack on Pearl Harbour to demonise the Japanese in various different ways, creating a common hatred for their enemy nationwide.
Why? Germany justified the attack by stating, correctly, that the Lusitania was an enemy ship, and that it was carrying munitions. It was primarily a passenger ship, however, and among the 1,201 drowned in the attack were many women and children, including 128 Americans. This forced US president to declare war with Germany. The US formally entered World War I on April 6, 1917.Thus after the war, the Allies wanted to blame all the consequences of the war on Germany for its aggressive actions on warfare.
1. Wilson reasoning for war was due to Germany attacking passenger ships. He had repeatedly warned Germany that the U.S. would not tolerate the submarine warfare, because it was a violation to American human rights. 2. Wilson did not want to go to war around February.
The attack on pearl harbor was an terrorist attack because It was the deadliest attack on americans soil till 9/11. Also america cut off japan 's oil and japan didn 't like that, the government then planned an attack on pearl harbor.It was an surprise military strike by the japanes navy against united states. It reminds me of the 9/11 twin tower attack on America. These are both really bad attacks. Some similarities between them, they both used planes, they both destroyed things, and the both blew up stuff.
To make a decision to go to war with someone or country for that matter is not something that is made lightly. When Germany was declaring war on everyone around them such as Russia, France, and then sinking ships such as American passenger ships and American cargo ships and attempting to make an alliance with Mexico and promising the US to Mexico got the attention of President Wilson. He was all for staying out of the wars among the European countries but could no longer stand idly by watching our people and good being destroyed and not to mention Germany taking a bold move to stop all entries to and from the western borders of Great Britain and Ireland. I believe he was justified as we had interests in that part of the world that would
America did not want to be a target for enemy countries. President Franklin Roosevelt called December 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy." Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in order to destroy the Pacific fleet so the U.S. would not be able to fight back as they spread across the South Pacific. After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor America joined the war. This single attack killed more
As a former United States Army soldier I would have to say no, I believe that emotions and feelings ran high throughout the United States, so this gave our government away to invade the country of Iraq by implementing and tying them into terrorist activities which led up to September 11th. Just recently President Obama shut down operations in Iraq, however while shutting down operations based on public opinion he suspended then change the operational capacity within the country, this led to a new threat to the country 's region and the declining the stabilization of this country. Now we are back to square one president "Obama has urged Congress to authorize military action against terrorist who are actively cutting a swath across the Middle East," I do not believe that the use of force is necessary unless we know all of the facts,
There were three arguments that usually marshalled against the use of the atomic bomb. The first reason was the bombing of Japan was considered to be racist, the second reason was that it was pointless, and the third reason was because it was done purely for political effects and had more to do with the Soviet Union then the war in the Pacific. The bomb was dropped because the American wanted revenge because many Americans died because of the Japanese. Hundreds of thousands of Americans were killed and wounded from the years of ghastly firebombing. They also decided to drop the bomb was because they wanted to compare if the uranium or plutonium type bomb was stronger, so they dropped the uranium bomb in Hiroshima and the plutonium bomb in Nagasaki.