War db | English homework help
n Week Three of this class, we discussed American reluctance to become involved in World War I, and this week we identify that same reluctance to enter a European war with Hitler. President Roosevelt initially refused to help Jews fleeing German oppression. In the 1930s, the United States adopted a policy of appeasement toward Germany.
Why do you think the United States and its European allies adopted this policy of appeasement?
Pearl Harbor was attacked in December 1941, and the United States entered the war immediately. Do you think America would have entered World War II eventually, even without the attack on Pearl Harbor? Why or why not?
How do you think the bombing of Pearl Harbor affected a future decision to use the atomic bomb on Hiroshima? Do you believe there was a connection? Why or why not?