Reconstruction #9

Reconstruction #9 - Reconstruction Rehabilitation Redress I...

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Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Redress I. Cold war ideologies,atomic diplomacy a. Tinian and the Enola Gay b. The Truman Doctrine of 1947 II. The US Rehabilitation Proejct in the Pacific a. Military rehabilitation in Micronesia b. Trust territory of the pacific islands (TTPI) c. Onset of Chamorro and Samoan Diaspora to the US III. Post-War Japanese loss and Redress a. Anti-Japanese sentiment and Japanese cultural shame b. Evacuation Claims Act of 1948 Keywords: The Truman Doctrine of 1947, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands 120k Japanese interned cause they were thought to be spies. Japan invaded Guam… Atom Bomb— The cold war began with the Manhattan Project 1941. Enola gay was the end result of the project. Top secret nuclear project. August 6 th , 1945 Hiroshima bombed… as a result many people died. Hiroshima and Nagasaki were chosen targets because they built ammunition and were industrial. Killed mostly Korean and Japanese citizens. August 9, 1945, Nagasaki was bombed. Many people still suffer from cancers caused by the bombs. Bombings of the two cities led the Japanese to surrender on August 15 th , 1945. Enola gay took off from the island of Tinian. Tinian was the largest airforce base in the world during the 40’s. From this little island in the Marianas Archipaleago, numerous airplanes took off and bombed Japan. They were called “Firebombings.” It is estimated that up to 1 million people in Japan were left homeless. Nearly 200k residents died as a result of those atam bombs and air raids. Displacement and annihilation of people. At the end of WWII, a major realignment of global powers took place: Allied countries such as Britain and the US worried that the soviet union would ally with a defeated germany. By allying with Germany, the soviet might remobilize to Germany and prevent access to Eastern European resources. The perception that the Soviet posed a threat to the Allied powers extended beyond the European power and represented a shift in global power. Not only did the atom bombs kill people it also instigated a new kind of war: The Cold
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