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Pearl Harbor La

  1. 1. The Attack of Pearl Harbor CLARISSA TENENBAUM, FABIOLA MIRO, JOHANN SCHWANK 8-4
  2. 2. The attack on Pearl Harbor happened on the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941. It was a surprise attack form the Japanese navy that shocked the United States, to the point that they became part of WWll Introductory Information!
  3. 3. Important Information ! <ul><li>There are a lot of reasons why the bombing at pearl harbor happened. </li></ul><ul><li>Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Imports </li></ul><ul><li>Land (Hawaii) </li></ul>
  4. 4. The United States was surprised about the attack and decided to join WWll. The attack also changed the way Americans saw the Japanese people. President Franklin D. Roosevelt said “It’s a date which will live in infamy.” Fact!
  5. 5. The American government was aware of the attack. The Japanese people had given various warnings but the message did not get to Pearl Harbor on time and that was why the Americans were not prepared. Where they really prepared?
  6. 7. About pearl harbor! Talks about an American boy and a Japanese boy living during the Pearl Harbor attack. Really good book!
  7. 8. Kamikaze: A member of a special corps in the Japanese air force charged with the suicidal mission of crashing an aircraft laden with explosives into an enemy target, esp. a warship. Important Vocab!
  8. 9. Let’s see how much you learned??? <ul><li>What made America join WWII? </li></ul><ul><li>Who was the American president during this time? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the book that we recommend about this topic? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a Kamikaze? </li></ul>
  9. 10. Citations! http://go.grolier.com/ http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ataque_a_Pearl_Harbor http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/pearlharbor/ http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/pearl.htm http://video.movies.go.com/pearlharbor/index.html

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