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The Manhattan Project: Primary Sources - LiveBinder

The Manhattan Project: Primary Sources - LiveBinder | U.S. Manhattan Project | Scoop.it
First-hand evidence and testimony by witnesses or recorders of the development and implementation of the first atomic bombs.
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Einstein's letter to the president and it didn't have much effect because Germany attacked Poland and World War 2 began on September 1, 1939. But in the Summer of 1939, 6 months after discovering Uranium fusion American newspapers and magazines discussed atomic engery however most Americans doubt that atomic engery or atomic bombs were realistic. Because they neve existed

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In the middle of World War II when the US was engaged in a major conflict with Germany and Japan. It was also working furiously at home toward the completion of the Manhattan Project. The Manhattan Project was the making of 2 atomic bombs to defend thereselfes against Germany & Japan. The US followed its experimental detonation July 16th 1945, by dropping atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima (6 August 1945) and Nagasaki (9 August 1945), resulting in Japan's surrender.

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The Manhattan Project | HTI

The Manhattan Project | HTI | U.S. Manhattan Project | Scoop.it
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Reasearch has shownthat it took 2 billion dollars to make the atomic bombs, which only covered made 2 of them. There were objectives to completing this project, and also requirements. It was a serious matter because Germany at the time was stronger than the US, so the President orderd the makeing of 2 atomic bombs.

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The Manhattan Project [ushistory.org]

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The Manhattan Project
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Reasearch has shown that in the summer of 1945 Oppenheimer was ready to test the very first atomic bomb. The code name of the first bomb was called the Manhattan Project. Enrico Fermi encourged the US to began tomic reasearch. The crater in Necada Desert was created a 104 Kilton nucler bomb. This was where they tested the bomb to see how strong it would be againt the Axis. World scientific community discovered German had learned secrets of spliting a uranium atom. The were faclities built throughout the US, places like Tennessee, Hanford & Washington during WW2. The one person of the Scientific Community was Albert Einstein he had informed the President about the nuclear power the Axis had.

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HowStuffWorks "How the Manhattan Project Works"

HowStuffWorks "How the Manhattan Project Works" | U.S. Manhattan Project | Scoop.it
The Manhattan Project was the code name used for the secret plan to develop nuclear weapons by the United States. Learn more about the Manhattan Project.
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The bomb created was first droped on August 6, 1945. With an explosion equal to 15,000 tons of TNT, destroying nearly every building within a mile, creating a massive firestorm. It was belived that 70,000 citizens died immediately after the bomb hit the ground and the end death statistic was 100,000 people died. This atomic bomb that cost roughly 1 billion dollars was dropped on a city in Japan, called Hirosima. 3 days later the second bomb that was created was dropped on an industrial city called, Nagasaki. Killing 40,00 people instantly, and 140,000 after 5 years.

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Conclusion

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The lasting effects of the Manhattan Project are undoubtedly greatly significant. The project had both positive and negative effects. The significance of the Manhattan Project was that it put an end...
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The cost of a 2 huge Atomic Bombs cost a total of $2.2 billion dollars which in todays economy would have cost $24.4 billion.The amount of people it took to make the 2 bombs was 130,000 people the cost and time sacrificed all dedicated to produce technologies that would outpace the enemies. The negitive effect of starting the making of Atomic Bombs gave other countries the opportunity to develop nuclear weapons that are more powerful, which could kill every human on the planet. 

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The Manhattan Project

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Throughout the three-year endeavor, invaluable discoveries were made concerning bomb dynamics and mechanics, nuclear fission and the beginnings of fusion, and the efficiency of collaboration among multiple scientists and field leaders.The engineering efforts resulted in an effective material known as Teflon.

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History of the Atomic Bomb and The Manhattan Project

History of the Atomic Bomb and The Manhattan Project | U.S. Manhattan Project | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein and other scientists told Roosevelt of Nazi Germany efforts to build an atomic bomb - the United States Government began the Manhattan Project that produced the first atomic bomb.
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Research has shown that over the course of 6 years from 1939-1945 the US spent more than $2 billion dollars to make these atomic bombs. Robert Oppenheimer oversaw the project. The President at this time of World War 2 was  Franklin D. Roosevelt. Einstein and several other scientists had told Roosevelt about the efforts in Nazi Germany to purify uranium-235, which could be used to build an atomic bomb. And Shortly after learning this the United States Government began undertaking known then only as "The Manhattan Project." 

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