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The US Enters WWII. Read “The United States Musters Its Forces,” “The Great Arsenal of Democracy,” and “FDR Plans for War” on pages 756-760 and create a timeline of the events that drew the United States closer to war. Pearl Harbor. Guiding Question: Why did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?

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Read “The United States Musters Its Forces,” “The Great Arsenal of Democracy,” and “FDR Plans for War” on pages 756-760 and create a timeline of the events that drew the United States closer to war

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Pearl Harbor
  • Guiding Question: Why did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?
  • Analyze “Japan Attacks the United States” on pages 760-761 as though it were a primary source
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Pearl Harbor
  • Guiding Question: Why did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?
  • Analyze the following lecture as though it were a primary source
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The Road to Pearl Harbor

    • In the 1850’s, the US forced Japan to end its isolationist policies and enter international trade
      • Commodore Perry brought gunships into Tokyo harbor and threatened to fire in the city if Japan refused to negotiate
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The Road to Pearl Harbor

    • In the 1850’s, the US forced Japan to end its isolationist policies and enter international trade
    • From 1870-1910, Japan industrialized with the help of many western powers, including the US
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The Road to Pearl Harbor

    • In the 1850’s, the US forced Japan to end its isolationist policies and enter international trade
    • From 1870-1910, Japan industrialized with the help of many western powers, including the US
    • In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, the US encouraged Japanese imperialism
      • Imperialism was seen as a positive and inevitable force in the world
      • Japan was seen as a reliable country to maintain stability and trade in East Asia
      • Theodore Roosevelt: “I should like to see Japan have Korea
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The Road to Pearl Harbor

    • In the 1850’s, the US forced Japan to end its isolationist policies and enter international trade
    • From 1870-1910, Japan industrialized with the help of many western powers, including the US
    • In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, the US encouraged Japanese imperialism
    • In the 1930’s, Japan invaded Manchuria and Southeast Asia, as well as a number of island sin the Pacific
      • Japan felt that its population needed room to expand
      • Needed raw materials for its industry (rubber, coal, oil, etc.)
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The Road to Pearl Harbor

    • In the 1850’s, the US forced Japan to end its isolationist policies and enter international trade
    • From 1870-1910, Japan industrialized with the help of many western powers, including the US
    • In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, the US encouraged Japanese imperialism
    • In the 1930’s, Japan invaded Manchuria and Southeast Asia, as well as a number of island sin the Pacific
    • The Japanese invasion of Southeast Asia threatened US and British territories
      • The US embargoedJapan in 1941, preventing them from buying scrap metal, oil, or rubber
      • The US also banned Japanese ships from the Panama Canal
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The Road to Pearl Harbor

    • In the 1850’s, the US forced Japan to end its isolationist policies and enter international trade
    • From 1870-1910, Japan industrialized with the help of many western powers, including the US
    • In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, the US encouraged Japanese imperialism
    • In the 1930’s, Japan invaded Manchuria and Southeast Asia, as well as a number of island sin the Pacific
    • The Japanese invasion of Southeast Asia threatened US and British territories
    • The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December, 7, 1941
      • Hoped to damage the US navy enough that they would be able to establish control over the Western Pacific before the US could rebuild
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