I can't figure out how to write my thesis on pearl harbor.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 26, 2022, 9:25 am ad1c9bdddf
You topic is extremely broad, and I gather that may be a large part of your problem. Unless your instructor has been more specific, you have a wonderfully wide-range of possibilities, so try to look at this as an opportunity to EXPLORE something new!
Before ANY writing can take place, you are going to need to narrow your subject matter down, so to help get the process started, here are a few things you may wish to look into:
1) The term "Pearl Harbor" is generally understood to refer to the WWII bombing of that location by Japanese
forces; however, there is FAR MORE to Peal Harbor than that event. One way to approach you paper might be to discuss this.
2) If you have been directed to stay closer to common boundaries, pick an ELEMENT about the event that you find interesting. Perhaps you have heard the term "Rosie the Riveter"? While most working-aged men were sent off to war, the US Department of Defense hired thousands of women to work in factories. Many of these women had NEVER held jobs at all, yet they suddenly found themselves building airplanes, making weapons, and filling in for the "missing" men in places never imagined. (Zoà« Tracy Hardy wrote a wonderful article for the August 1985 edition of Ms. magazine that details her experience as a factory worker. The title of the essay is " 'What Did You Do in the War Grandma?' A Flashback to August, 1945." This piece is a popular anthology selection and may be readily available in one of your textbooks.) A possible topic is how the post-war workforce contributed to the Women's Movement.
3) The target of the second bomb that was dropped on Japan was ultimately determined by weather conditions. William L. Laurence, a science reporter for the New York Times, was allowed to fly with the second bombing mission. His article, "Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki Told by Flight ...
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