On December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor was attacked by air, by the Japanese. Nine South Carolinians were killed along with 1,168 of their shipmates on board the Battleship Arizona. The nation was now at war.
El 7 de diciembre de 1941, Pearl Harbor fue atacado por aire por los japoneses. Nueve habitantes de Carolina del Sur murieron junto con 1.168 de sus compañeros a bordo del acorazado Arizona. La nación ahora estaba en guerra.
- 5.3 Demonstrate an understanding of the economic, political, and social effects of World War II, the Holocaust, and their aftermath (i.e., 19301950) on the United States and South Carolina.
- 5.3.P Summarize the U.S. governments transition away from neutrality policies following World War I that led to its eventual involvement in World War II.
- 5.3.E Analyze multiple perspectives on the economic, political, and social effects of World War II and its aftermath using primary and secondary sources.
- USHC.4 Demonstrate an understanding of how the American identity both at home and abroad was affected by imperialism, world conflict, and economic boom and bust in the period 1893 to 1945.