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PROJECT 1: TOPIC EXPLORATION HIS 100 THEME 1 Part I Select a research topic area for Project 1 based on which of the following areas interests you the most. You will explore the selected topic a little later in this theme. Scientific and Technological Advances Government and Domestic Policy Military Strategy International Relations and Japanese and American Civilians X Hello, Until today I didn’t know anything at all about the topic, besides the fact that the U.S. and many other countries, was in war with the Japanese and the united states dropped a bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki which ended the war. This caused devastation across the country of Japan and many people were killed or severely injured. I plan to learn about the firsthand accounts of how Americans felt about the bombs dropping in Japan, how the Japanese Americans felt about the bombs dropping in their native country. How this massacre ended the world and the aftermath of the bombs dropping. Write a short paragraph about what you already knew about the topic you selected prior to this course, based on your personal history or experiences. This may include assumptions, beliefs, or values related to
Part II Now that you have identified your topic and described what you already know about the topic, what questions do you still have about the topic that you would like to know? By filling out the information requested in these text boxes, you will get a head start on Project 1 due at the end of this theme. You will be able to download and save this information in a Word document that you can reference for your Project 1 submission. Identify one question about the topic you are curious about. I would like to know how many people were affected. How did they arrive at the decision to drop the bombs who knew about the bombs being dropped? How the Japanese felt about Americans dropping the bombs. Finally, I would like to know how their lives were changed after the bomb dropped.

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