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5-2-1 and 6-1-1 Discussion - Research Plan - Initial Post.docx

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5-2-1/6-1-1 Discussion: Research Plan Revised Research Questions : 1.How did the dropping of the atomic bomb impact the human welfare of those who survived – physically, psychologically, and economically? 2.How did the dropping of the atomic bomb impact the scientists working at Los Alamos and transform cultural morality? Current Thesis Statement:The decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan had immense implications upon the welfare of those who survived and called into question the morality of scientific knowledge.Checklist for Conducting Further Research:Re-review my current primary and secondary sources for other applicable sourcesEvaluate new potential sources for credibility and appropriateness to my topicTake notes on key parts of all primary and secondary sourcesDocument citation information for all sourcesUse sources to develop arguments that support my thesisEvaluate my thesis and arguments using the five C’sFind more sources, adjust thesis and/or arguments as neededIdentified Relevant Sources and the Process Used:Many of the relevant resources I’ve found have come from the research kit provided for this class. The historical documents and reports within the Atomic Archive were very helpful. Two ofthe documents that I found to be of particular importance were Leo Szilard’s Petition to the President and The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The petition provided firsthandinsight into the mind of one of the primary scientists working at Los Alamos. The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is a report that was compiled by the Manhattan Engineer District of the US Army. This report provided a wealth of information in regard to the destruction
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