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A2 1 2 Metti le frasi in ordine per ricostruire il riassunto del testo. READING a. On 7th December 1941, at 7.20 am, American officials saw unidentified aircrafts on their radar. b. After the attack, the American Congress approved of Roosevelt s declaration of war on Japan. c. American Intelligence didn t expect an attack on Hawaii, it was confident Japan would attack European colonies in the South Pacific. d. At 7.55 am, the Japanese fleet attacked the American naval base, destroying battleships and aircrafts. e. On 11th December 1941, Germany and Italy declared war on the United States. f. Pearl Harbor is a military base in Hawaii which was attacked by the Japanese fleet on 7th December 1941. WRITING Scrivi le domande per le seguenti risposte. 1. It s an American naval base in Hawaii. 2. It is a Japanese word for tiger which was used as a codename to refer to the successful surprise attack. 3. It was so devastating because the Americans didn t expect the attack. 4. She was an American pacifist who voted against the American declaration of war against Japan. 54 3 LISTENING Ascolta il brano Films about the Attack of Pearl Harbor e crea una tabella per paragonare i due film tra loro. CIVIC LITERACY & SOCIAL AND CULTURAL AWARENESS 4 WRITING Completa il testo con le parole mancanti, poi crea una timeline con le date proposte e quanto accadde. 1937 1940 7th December 1941 8th December 1941 11th December 1941 army government war event economic agreement Why did Japan Attack Pearl Harbor? The diplomatic relationships between Japan and the US had been very bad for decades . The US didn t approve of Japan s belligerent attitude toward DO-IT-YOURSELF China. The Japanese 1. believed that the only way to 5 solve its economic and demographic problems was to expand its territory. Fate una ricerca su uno di questi eventi della Seconda Guerra Mondiale, poi trovate un modo originale di presentarla alla classe, tramite video, cartelloni, giochi, scenette, fumetti, ecc. For this reason, Japan declared 2. on China in 1937. The most important 3. of this war was the Nanking Massacre , a Chinese city where the Japanese 4. committed brutal aggressions. The American government responded with severe 5. sanctions . In 1940 Japan tried to extend its territory again and occupied French Indochina, so the US stopped giving Japan its oil. With the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese wanted to lead the US to an 6. to stop the sanctions, but they pushed them into a global war. Adapted from: https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/why-did-japan-attack-pearl-harbor WRITING SPEAKING GROUP WORK D-Day Atomic bombs Nazi concentration camps The invasion of Poland The Yalta Conference 105

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