Nobody with an ounce of sense enters a war enthusiastically. In December there was a lot of the population who did not want to be involved in W. The attack on Pearl Harbor made it clear that the U. Why US enter the World War 2?
Why Did Japan Attack Us? But why did Japan, with a 10th of our industrial power, launch a sneak attack on the U. No, the Japanese were desperate.
To understand why Japan lashed out, we must go back to World War I. Japan had been our ally. But when she tried to collect her share of the booty at Versailles, she ran into an obdurate Woodrow Wilson.
Wilson rejected Japan's claim to German concessions in Shantung, home of Confucius, which Japan had captured at a price in blood. Tokyo threatened a walkout if denied what she had been promised by the British. By appeasing the Americans, the British enraged and alienated a proud nation that had been a loyal friend.
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Japan was now isolated, with Stalin's brooding empire to the north, a rising China to the east and, to the south, Western imperial powers that detested and distrusted her. When civil war broke out in China, Japan in occupied Manchuria as a buffer state.
This was the way the Europeans had collected their empires. Yet, the West was "shocked, shocked" that Japan would embark upon a course of "aggression. Inafter a clash at Marco Polo Bridge near Peking, Japan invaded and, after four years of fighting, including the horrific Rape of Nanking, Japan controlled the coastal cities, but not the interior.
And though the United States had no interest there, we imposed an embargo on steel and scrap metal.
FDR ordered all Japanese assets frozen. But FDR did not want to cut off oil. As he told his Cabinet on July 18, an embargo meant war, for that would force oil-starved Japan to seize the oil fields of the Dutch East Indies.
But a State Department lawyer named Dean Acheson drew up the sanctions in such a way as to block any Japanese purchases of U. By the time FDR found out, in September, he could not back down.
Tokyo was now split between a War Party and a Peace Party, with the latter in power. According to Grew, Konoye was willing to give up Indochina and China, except a buffer region in the north to protect her from Stalin, in return for the U. Konoye told Grew that Emperor Hirohito knew of his initiative and was ready to give the order for Japan's retreat.
Fearful of a "second Munich," America spurned the offer. Konoye fell from power and was replaced by Hideki Tojo. Still, war was not inevitable. But Chiang Kai-shek became "hysterical," and his American adviser, one Owen Lattimore, intervened to abort the proposal.
Facing a choice between death of the empire or fighting for its life, Japan decided to seize the oil fields of the Indies. And the only force capable of interfering was the U. And so Japan attacked. And so she was crushed and forced out of Vietnam, out of China, out of Manchuria. And so it was that American boys, not Japanese boys, would die fighting Koreans, Chinese and Vietnamese to try to block the aggressions of a barbaric Asian communism.
Now Japan is disarmed and China is an Asian giant whose military boasts of pushing the Americans back across the Pacific. How many of our fathers and uncles, brothers and friends, might still be alive?The United States and the world has a duty to disarm a rogue nation like Iraq.
Saddam Hussein is a tyrant that has demonstrated a complete disregard for human life and should be brought to justice. The people of Iraq are an oppressed people, and the world has a duty to help these people.
Sep 24, · Why did the rebels fear that Lincoln would take their human property even though he swore to support the “rights inviolate of the states” and not to touch slavery where it existed?
future generations were growing up. They had to go West and if Slavery was banned there (like Lincoln wanted) then this would cut off their expansion.
The United States went to war with Spain in for three different reasons: social, economic, and political. These causes were stimulated by commercialism and nationalism. Based on these interpretations it is clear that the desire to be a world wide power, and advance commerical interest were.
The United States entered WWII in order to save the world from the totalitarian regimes in Japan, Germany, and Italy. Although the United States was not involved in the war from its beginning in. Why does North Korea hate the United States?
Let’s go back to the Korean War.
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