Please join StudyMode to read the full document. The atomic bomb controversy started on August 6, The Atomic bomb was first used in combat as it was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. The explosive power of the weapon was finally displayed. Within a few days, another bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. The atomic bomb was one of the most destructive weapons of war used in combat.
The Atomic Bomb The birth of the Atomic bombs was during WWII, when the nations around the world were fighting against each other, due to disagreements between one another. At the beginning of the war, America was at a stalemate because they did not want to get involved in the war. Even though they were not involved in the war they were helping friendly allies with food supplies and ammunition. And then there was island to the east of the Korean peninsula, also known as Japan, who suddenly decided. The beginnings of the Nuclear Age started when Albert Einstein wrote to President Franklin Roosevelt warning him of a dangerous weapon the Nazis had begun researching, known as the atomic bomb.
Background of the Atomic BombIt was during the Second World War that the United States became a universe power, thanks in a big portion to its monopoly on atomic arms. The atomic bomb is a arm with great explosive power that consequences form the sudden release of energy upon the splitting, or fission of the karyon of such heavy elements as Pu or U. This new destructive force wrecked mayhem on two Nipponese metropoliss and caused the terminal of World War II. It besides saved s of American lives because a land invasion of Japan was no longer necessary.
Decades after the atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Americans still question whether it was a good idea to drop them. One of the reasons the bombs should have been dropped is the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Roosevelt declared war on Japan.