Japan vs. The Manhattan project

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Boom! An estimated 15,000 tons of TNT is delivered to the city of Hiroshima, Japan. This was the first of the two bombs set off to the country of Japan during the World War Two. The impact of the bombs is considered one of the biggest impacts on society yet. Controversy still exists about dropping the two atomic bombs on Japan. Killing 100,000 or more innocent people just to have an influence in war. The atomic bomb is considered the most powerful mass destructive weapon since the 1940’s. The Creation of the bomb took approximately 63 years ago. (Rodreyer, Smith) The creation of the bomb was considered by many scientists during the 1930’s and 1940’s. Mainly because It was thought that another force would be creating a mass destructive device similar to what the scientists had in mind. This whole project took a course of several years and much dedication. This project is known as, “The Manhattan Project.” The Manhattan Project was the code name for the U.S. creation of the atomic bomb during World War Two. An atomic bomb is a powerful explosive weapon that derives its force from the sudden release of energy in a nuclear reaction called fission, or splitting, of the nuclei of such heavy elements as plutonium and uranium. (Yanak, Cornelison) The Manhattan project was named after the Manhattan Engineer District in New York were most early research was done. (Rodreyer, Smith) The Manhattan project began with the idea brought up by foreign and other advanced physicists in 1938. The idea sprung up due to the fear of Hitler, a powerful enemy of the time, who was believed to be building a bomb similar to that like the Manhattan projects. (Yanak, Cornelison) Germany even had a two-year head start on developing nuclear energy. What America feared was that the Nazis would develop it into a weapon of mass destruction. Germany had the two materials critical to its development,
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