On April 30th Adolf Hitler and several followers committed suicide, and on
German surrendered unconditionally on May 7th (VE day was May 8th).
Mussolini was executed a couple of days before Hitlers death leaving Axis
powers without their leaders.
On April 9th, USA dropped another atomic bomb, The Fat Man, from and it was dropped
by the Bockscar.
The results were very similar to what had occurred in Hiroshima.
On April 14, 1945 the Japanese surrendered, and VJ day was declared the
The Germans were pushed back, but fighting in the area did not cease till near the
end of the war.
Meanwhile in the Pacific the Americans continued with the strategy of island
General MacArthur invaded New Guinea in July of 1943 and Admiral Nimit
Despite the fact in Europe the War was finished, in the Pacific War continued.
However, the Americans were working quickly.
By February, the American forces were in Iwo Jima; during the battle, many
Japanese committed suicide.
This victory showed the mome
During World War II, the OSRD (Office of Scientific Research and Development)
made many advancements such as antibiotics and pesticides, and this spurred the
outpouring of innovations post-WWII.
Innovations, though, are not merely these scientific advance
Having a spy in real life stay under cover for decades without providing intelligence
wastes too many resources to be effective.
What the media does well is provide a good story for people that they can enjoy.
The media must make their story enjoyable so
Passed in the House, but failed in the Senate
D. Compromise of 1850- California free, popular sovereignty in Utah and New
Mexico, ban slave trade in DC
-the Compromise of 1850 showed that those opposed to slavery were taking
more action than ever to restr
Finally, in October of 1944, General MacArthur returned to the Philippines as he
had promised a few years ago.
The Battle of Leyte was another decisive battle for the Americans it launched the
Philippines Campaign that continued till 1945.
In Europe, by D
III. The Compromise of 1850
A. A series of 5 bills which addressed the status of newly acquired land from the
B. Texas surrendered claims to New Mexico
C. Popular sovereignty in New Mexico and Utah; California is a free state
D. No s
Then from June to July of 1944, the American forces prevailed in the Battles of
Philippine Sea and the Battle of Saipan.
These two Japanese defeats just showed how inevitable an American victory was.
The Japanese had already lost but they continued to pro