Write an essay that discusses the reasons why President Truman decided to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. Consider the culture at that time and the following questions as you write your essay:
- What were some of the arguments for and against the decision?
- How have historians differed on their interpretation of the decision?
- In your view, what eventually led Truman to make up his mind?
- Did his decision have any unintended consequences?
3-pages long (not including title or reference pages)
Introductory paragraph should include a thesis statement.