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1 7-2 Short Answer: Ethics in Humanities Yves M. Booker Southern New Hampshire University HUM-100-R4304 Perspectives in the Humanities 20EW4 Dr. Laura K. Hoeger Profession April 16, 2020
2 7-2 Short Answer: Ethics in Humanities 1. Identify an artifact that embodies or refers to ethical values
2. Write one to two paragraphs stating what the ethical connection is. Pearl Harbor is a U.S. naval base near Honolulu, Hawaii, that was the scene of a devastating surprise attack by Japanese forces on December 7, 1941. Just before 8 a.m. on that Sunday morning, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes descended on the base, where they managed to destroy or damage nearly 20 American naval vessels, including eight battleships, and over 300 airplanes. More than 2,400 Americans died in the attack, including civilians, and another 1,000 people were wounded. The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise, but Japan and the United States had been edging toward war for decades. The day after the assault, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan. The Japanese government believed that the only way to solve its economic and demographic problems was to expand into its neighbor’s territory and take over its import market. To this

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