trade tension between the United States and Japan reached a breaking point

Trade tension between the united states and japan

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trade tension between the United States and Japan reached a breaking point after the Export Control Act, leading to the attack on Pearl Harbor." Name of the event: The Attack on Pearl Harbor Date of the event: 12/07/1941 Description : On December 7, 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack at the Pearl Harbor U.S. Navy base in Hawaii. The purpose of this operation was to destroy American military influence in the Pacific, which would allow Japan to invade resource-rich countries in Southeast Asia. Over 2,000 Americans died due to this attack. As a result, President Franklin Roosevelt declared war on Japan. Source : Connections 1) The Export Control Act of 1940 to The Attack on Pearl Harbor , "Increasing trade tension between the United States and Japan reached a breaking point after the Export Control Act, leading to the attack on Pearl Harbor." Name of the event: Harry Truman Becomes President Date of the event: 04/12/1945 Description : On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Roosevelt had a massive stroke and died. Immediately after former vice president Harry Truman was sworn in as president. Roosevelt never told Truman about the Manhattan Project. The new president only learned of the atomic bomb in an intelligence briefing. In the coming months he would have to make the hardest decision a president would ever have to make: whether or not to nuke Japan. Source : Name of the event: The Potsdam Conference Date of the event: 07/17/1945 Description : The Potsdam Conference, held in Berlin, Germany, was negotiated by U.S. President Harry Truman, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin. The main purpose of the meeting was to decide the future of postwar Europe, but they also released a statement demanding the unconditional surrender from Japan. Japanese Prime Minister Kantaro Suzuki ignored the declaration and continued warfare in the Pacific.
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  • Spring '08
  • VictoriaAllison
  • World War II, Nuclear weapon, Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, President Harry Truman, Prime Minister Kantaro Suzuki

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