The bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, was a very important event in history and changed the world in many ways. Nobody expected this devastating attack from Japan, happening on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu. The ambush killed over 2,000 Americans, and leaving many of our battleships and planes in destruction. The attack left the United States in shock, and in rage. Many people wanted revenge on the Japanese, and to declare war on them. Not long after the bombing, the U.S joined World War II, with the help of Eleanor Roosevelt. Even though she did not have direct say in planning the war, she helped the United States in any way she could, boosting women’s rights and acts against racism. Overall, The attack of Pearl Harbor is what led the United States into World War II, and made an impact on the world in that way. - Leah P.
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