Empire of Japan Essays

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Roosevelt's Speech

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    response to the horrific betrayal of the Japanese Empire by bombing Pearl Harbor is tremendous significant. Roosevelt’s timing as he met with the Congress during their joint session and urges the congress to declare war on Japan, it brought America into World War II since most of the world was already at war. In addition, it solidifies America’s status as a superpower for more than half a century. Most of the nation was still in shock from the betrayal of Japan and the “ severe damage to American naval

  • Attack On Pearl Harbor's Effect On American People

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    day that will live in infamy." (Adam, Simon. Eyewitness World War II. New York: DK Pub., 2007. Print.) Pearl Harbor was surprised attacked by the Empire of Japan with 5 midget subs, and 414 aircraft. (Grant, RG. Battle at Sea. Gadi Farfour. New York: DK Pub., 2011. Print) Without warning, they attacked the U.S. Pacific Fleet. This attack had been

  • Cause And Effect Essay On Pearl Harbor

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    fleets after the Nine-Power Treaty failed, due to Japan’s violation of it. The attack had devastating consequences and caused America and Japan to be at each other's throats. As a result, President Roosevelt declared war on Japan and unleashed two major bombings putting Japan to its knees and forcing them to sign a surrender document, later on, putting America and Japan at peace. In 1922, the Washington Naval Conference occurred in Washington DC. Countries from various regions joined together in Washington

  • Infamy Speech Analysis

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    to persuade the public to rally behind him in his effort to go to war with Japan, and evidently join WWll which was happening simultaneously. At approximately 8:00 am, Hawaiian time, an array of over 353 Japanese warplanes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The bombing lasted only a couple hours and killed more than 2,300 American soldiers and injured over 1000. The attack resulted from Japan attempting to convince the US to end economic sanctions against them for declaring

  • Compare And Contrast 9/11 And Pearl Harbor

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    devastating. Thousands of people died during these tragedies. (Attack on Pearl Harbor.Wikipedia) We didn't ask for any of these to happen. Al Qaeda is a terrorist group, which also known as the Taliban. They are responsible for the 9/11 attacks. However Japan was responsible for attack on Pearl Harbor. 9/11 and the attack on Pearl Harbor are similar because they were both terrorist attacks. They were both surprise attacks. Both of these attacks were unprovoked. Besides all of these similarities

  • Pearl Harbor: The Philippines Campaign

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    On December 7th, 1941 Japan held its first major victory against the United States. Japan attacks the main U.S Navy Base at Pearl Harbor. In less than the two hours the enemy was there 20 American naval vessels and 300 airplanes were destroyed. One thousand Americans were wounded and more than two thousand American soldiers and sailors were killed. The day after the attack President Roosevelt and Congress declared war on Japan. Japan’s next target was The Philippines. Though the Japanese was surely

  • World War 2 Poster Analysis

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    Japan’s intentions for going to war. There are five characters in this poster, each representing different countries that took part in the Pacific part of World War II in 1941-1945. The countries are America, Britain, China, Netherlands (Dutch) and Japan. Japan, dubbed as the land of the rising sun, is depicted as the sun in the upper right corner of the poster. America is depicted as a prisoner as seen in the black and white striped clothes and is labelled “A” on his shirt which clearly stands for “America”

  • Gunner's Informative Essay: Pearl Harbor

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    Gunner drifted off to sleep after coming home from Cameron’s birthday party. Gunner woke up in Hawaii! “Yes”, Gunner thought, but then he had a sad realization. It was December 7, 1941… The sun had risen in the east, and the orange sun reflected beautifully with the blue of the harbor. The ships and those inside were at rest, and fishermen and just began to fish. “Wow, it looks so serene,” Gunner said. He was standing on a base right next to the harbor, enjoying the view. He was in Pearl City

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Infamy Speech

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    December 7th, 1941 to the congress, and to the United States of America to urge the military forces to go to war against the Empire of Japan. Roosevelt’s goal was to try to convince the congress and senate to get their approval to go to war with Japan. He intended to get a positive response and the documents were signed hours after his address. Roosevelt had documents that Japan made false statements of holding peace weeks before the attacks of Hong Kong, Guam, The

  • Cause And Effect Of America's Attack On Pearl Harbor

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    Just before seven o’clock in the morning on Sunday, December seventh, 1941, the first wave of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American Naval base of Pearl Harbor. This attack completely took the United States of America by surprise. The first wave of attacked targeted the base’s airfields and battleships. The second wave of planes went after the remaining ships and the shipyards. Then, the Japanese dropped a one thousand seven hundred and sixty pound bomb on the U.S.S. Arizona. In total, this

  • Franklin D Roosevelt Persuasive Speech Essay

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    The speaker is Franklin Delano Roosevelt is trying to convince congress to go to war with japan for bombing pearl harbor(December 8, 1941); The speech is a persuasive speech but also a rally at the same time because he knows that they will probably go to war, he used words such as “disastrous” and “infamy” to describe the attack on the U.S, he uses small phrases such as “last night” and “so help us god” witch gave people a sense of nationality they haven 't felt before, and made them want to get

  • What Are The Causes Of Pearl Harbor Persuasive Essay

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    The attack on Pearl Harbor was devastating for America, but how bad was it? There were 2 waves of Japanese bombers that attacked Pearl Harbor, killing over 2000 people and sinking 7 battleships, but luckily none of the oil storages were damaged. Pearl Harbor should not be forgotten, and it was the turning point of WWII, forcing America to join the war. December 7, 1941, on a Sunday, on the radar 2 waves of planes were flying to Pearl Harbor, but they thought they were visiting but unexpectedly they

  • Why Is Harry Truman Ultranationalism

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    imperialistic empire accept an unconditional surrender that would go against their national interests for the international welfare and security? Aforementioned evidence puts forward a different approach, the idea that Japan would have been persistent in their futile efforts to combat Allied forces—to maintain dignity and avoid humiliation. Inevitably lengthening the war, an estimated 1.7 to 4 million American and 5 to 10 million Japanese casualties would have occurred through a ground invasion of Japan. An

  • Raising The Flag On Iwo Jima Analysis

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    Iwo Jima” was taken by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This photograph is set in the backdrop of World War II: the deadliest military conflict in history. The United States of America declared war on Japan after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Part of the United States’ plan to defeat Japan in the Pacific was a strategy known as leapfrogging, or island hopping, where heavily fortified Japanese positions were bypassed in order to concentrate on more important islands. Iwo Jima was one of the

  • How Did War Occur In The 1940s

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    British, and the other was the Japanese giving a surprise attack in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Back then, there were many reasons why our country was involved in fighting their lives in those wars or any other war; one reason could be that the people in Japan were being treated like outcasts. Other reasons might be that there were unfair laws, nobody had rights to do whatever they wanted, or the main reason could be that they did not get along very well and they did not trust each other. They might have

  • Guadalcanal Campaign Essay

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    was developed between August 7, 1942 and February 9, 1943, around The island of Guadalcanal as part of the front of the Pacific of World War II. This military campaign was the largest offensive launched by the allies against the forces of the Empire of the Japan. On August 7, 1942, allied forces, mainly Americans, initiated landings on the islands of Guadalcanal, Tulagi, and Florida (Nggela Sule), in the South of the Solomon Islands. Its aim was to prevent that these islands were used as bases from

  • Tone In President Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Address

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    large portion of his speech. In the opening sentence, “the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan,” Roosevelt quickly and clearly addresses the main topic of the speech, the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II, and also implies that there is a common enemy, the Empire of Japan. Roosevelt’s sentence structure here is clipped and short, omitting unnecessary filler words and presents a simple fact without beating around the bush

  • Burma Campaign Essay

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    The Burma Campaign was in South-East Asia in World War II and was fought by the forces of the British Empire and China, with support from the United States, against the Empire of Japan, Thailand, and the Indian National Army. Burma was one of the worst affected areas in World War II. In Burma, the Japanese Army military setbacks which led to them retreating to the east. The Japanese wanted to take over Yangon, the capital and also a popular seaport. This is because it would close the supply line

  • Atomic Bomb In Japan Research Paper

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    Two Atomic Bombs in Japan In the end of World War II, Japanese insisted to against with America and China. However, the Allies wanted to finish the war earlier so that they can have peace. Actually, Japan did not want to lose the battle and encourage people to fight with the Allies. Finally, the Allies made a decision in order to accelerate to finish the horrible war. Then, they planned to drop atomic bombs in Japan. During the 1944-1945, America send many planes to bomb Japan. American attempt

  • Rhetorical Analysis Pearl Harbor Speech

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    to succeed against Japan. This can be seen when he said “Our people, our territory, and our interests” or “Very many American lives have been lost”. Especially the last quote causes the receivers to feel anger and revenge seeking. He also uses Ethos when emphasizing his credentials: “As Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy I have directed that all measures be taken for our defense”. By emphasizing his credentials the population agrees with Roosevelt 's tactic of fighting Japan. With the use of logos