Allied powersAxis powersHiroshimaNagasaki“Little Boy”“Fat Man”reparations              • Pearl Harbor was a US naval/army ...
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Unit 6 history 3 ppt

  1. 1. Allied powersAxis powersHiroshimaNagasaki“Little Boy”“Fat Man”reparations • Pearl Harbor was a US naval/army • By 1942, Japan controlled almost all • Japan was stripped of the lands itoccupation base in the territory of Hawaii of Southeast Asia (China/Indochina) conqueredGen. Douglas McArthur • US disapproved of Japan’s • US and Japan fought many bloody • US directed the rebuilding of Japankamikazes alliance with Germany & Italy - battles on the islands in the Pacific under MacArthur’s leadershipPresident Harry Truman placed an oil embargo on Japan • The Japanese fought hard as the Allies • The new Japanese Constitution wasthe Diet & Japan became angry moved closer to Japan based on the British government • Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on • Truman demanded the surrender of 1. Emperor stripped of power December 7, 1941 Japan or he would order an attack with 2. Can only maintain a defensive • Attack destroyed many US atomic bombs military – US would help protect battleships but not the aircraft • “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima Japan, if necessary carriers and “Fat Man” was dropped on 3. created the Diet (the legislature) • US declared war on Axis Powers Nagasaki • This constitution in still used today • Japan surrendered in August 1945 will understand will analyze
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