PechaKucha: Beyond 1939 – Pacific
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- The Atomic Bomb
- The Battle of Iwo Jima
- Pearl Harbor
- Japanese Internment Camps
- Native American Code Talkers
The Atomic Bomb
Headings include: Preliminary Organization / Preliminary Research / Forming the Manhattan Project / Project Sites / Producing Results / Legacy…
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America Declares War / The Manhattan Project Begins / Robert Oppenheimer and Project Y / The Potsdam Conference / Hiroshima and Nagasaki / Legacy fo the Manhattan Project / Sources.
Includes links to Related Articles.
A series of 6 short documentary videos: Testing the Atomic Bomb / Truman’s Ultimatum Regarding Hiroshima / Hiroshima: Dropping the Bomb / Remembering Tragic Aftermath of Hiroshima / Harrowing Aftermath of Atomic Bomb / Nagasaki Bomb and Surrender.
From the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, Office of History and Heritage Resources, The Manhattan Project – an interactive History.
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Includes: Background / Key Questions / Directions / Materials / Handouts. Designed to be used as part of a lesson plan, the Materials tab includes PRIMARY SOURCE materials.
Battle of Iwo Jima
In cooperation with All About History. Headings include: Where is Iwo Jima / How the Battle Went Down / Casualties and Recognition of Bravery.
Headings include: Japan and the Path to War / Where is Pearal Harbot / USS Arizona / Impact of the Pearl Harbot Attack / ‘A Date Which Will Live In Infamy’ / America Enters World War II.
Includes links to videos and images.
Japanese Internment Camps
This site preserves stories of the past for the generations of the future. Headings include: A Community Grows Despite Racism / Looking Like the Enemy / American Concentration Camps / Japanese American Responses to Incarceration / Righting a Wrong / Why Does it Matter Now?
Headings include: Executive Order / Anti-Japanese American Activity / John DeWitt / War Relocation Authority / Relocation to ‘Assembly Centers’ / Life in ‘Assembly Centers’ / Conditions in’Relocation Centers’ / Violence in Prison Camps / Fred Korematsu / Mitsuye Endo / Reparations / Sources.
Native American Code Talkers
Headings include: The Navajo People’s Indigenous Language was Perfect For a Code / 29 Original Code Talkers Developed the Navajo Code / Navajo Code Talkers Were the Best of the Best / The Navajo Code Was Never Broken / The Navajo Code Talker Program Was Classified / Navajo Code Talkers’ Legacy Lives On.