He also believed that innovations like this would make Americans safer and

He also believed that innovations like this would

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tremendous power. He also believed that innovations like this would make Americans safer and increase the chances of world peace. b. Briefly explain the point of view about the atomic bomb expressed by the second text excerpt.  In the second excerpt, George L. Harrison believes that atomic bombs are dangerous, and they would only make things worse. He believed that we did not have enough information on the atomic bombs and that they weren’t safe because they could harm our civilization. He also believed that it was too dangerous and would cause more war instead of making peace. c. Briefly explain ONE event or idea from the period 1939–1945 that could be used to support or refute  the views expressed in the documents. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki support the ideas expressed in document one. L.R. Groves believed that a " weapon of tremendous power which should be a decisive factor in winning the present war more quickly with a saving in American lives and treasure. " When the bombs were used, they forced Japan to surrender, ending the war. This saved American lives, which is exactly what Document 1 states would happen when the bombs were used.

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