Japanese retreat and defeat in the Pacific 1942-1945

This modern history lesson includes an overview of the Japanese defeat and retreat during the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific region from 1942-1945. A study of island hopping, Battle of Midway, the dropping of the atomic bombs along with domestic issues at home being the reasons for their defeat, are the focus of this lesson plan.

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Description:Student activities include short films, source analysis and comprehension questions are provided along with an optional extension activity on the dropping of the atomic bombs.
Estimated lessons:1-3
Ages14-18 years
Format PowerPoint

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