Context: Pacific Theater at end of World War II
Key Question: Was President Truman justified in his decision to use nuclear weapons against the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945?
Examine Atomic Bombs: Multiple Perspectives (Google Doc). For each item, identify:
By show of hands, split the class into three groups:
With the time that remains, we will conduct a student-led discussion based on these materials. With five minutes remaining, we will ask the facilitator to recap what we have learned, with an opportunity for others to aid the debrief.