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Teaching The United States in the Pacific Theatre

The United States in the Pacific Theatre

While Nazi Germany launched campaigns into the rest of Europe, the Japanese Empire was also aggressively expanding its reach in Asia. In the end, Japanese and American forces engaged in a long, drawn-out war in the Pacific. The battles were fierce, the conditions were horrific, and the death toll was high.

American Yawp
Stanford University Press

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What wartime strategies used in the Pacific theater should be considered war crimes?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.6 - Author's Purpose

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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