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Should President Truman have dropped the Atomic Bomb(s) on Japan during World War II?

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Social Studies +2 Age Levels Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

The following pieces in this collection look at the Pacific Theater of World War II and President Truman's decision to use the world's first atomic weapons on Japan. As students work through this collection, they should take their outside knowledge to form an opinion on whether the decision to drop the atomic bombs were justifiable with military necessitiy.