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Unit 6: Was the Attack on Pearl Harbor a Surprise?
Answer the following questions while reading the selection from, Don’t Know Much About History by Kenneth C. Davis to determine “What FDR knew about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and when did he know it?”

  1. What are the two sides to the question: Did President Roosevelt know the Japanese were going to attack Pearl Harbor, and did he deliberately allow the attack…in order to draw America into the most deadly, destructive war in history?

  1. Why does Davis suggest that the attack on Pearl Harbor was not a surprise?

  1. What did overconfidence and American racism have to do with the “ignoring” of the potential for attack?

  1. What did Americans know about the Pearl Harbor attack?

  1. What can we learn from this knowledge of history?

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