Did Truman decide to drop the bomb, or was the use of the atomic bomb inevitable?
Im stuck on a History question and need an explanation.
In this activity, you’ll explore different perspectives and viewpoints on the decision to drop the atomic bomb. Both text and image primary and secondary sources are offered as evidence for you to consider. As you explore the evidence, you will work through the “detective’s log” to help you analyze and chart findings from the evidence.
Based on your analysis of the documents and citing evidence to support you answer, please write a one to two page essay answering the following questions: Did Truman decide to drop the bomb, or was the use of the atomic bomb inevitable? Within your analysis, please indicate whether you were satisfied with the evidence and list any additional questions that have been left unanswered through your investigation.