In the 1930s Japan began to become an empire and they started to take over many countries like China, the Philippines and Mongolia
Because of the growing problem the U.S. , the Netherlands, and Great Britain froze their assets and slowly drained all of the materials that were needed for their production of war.
On December 7, 1941 ,with the Japanese army doubling ours at 2,400,000 trained troops and 7,500 planes , Japan attacked the Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii and took over 2,000 lives.
America Rebuilding Their Army
The day after the Pearl Harbor attack FDR gave a speech that the country was in much need of hearing. The speech was the first way of declaring war to Americans.
After the damage was done on our country, America slowly started to rebuild and gain back its strength. Even though the Pearl Harbor attack was an event that happened well over 50 years ago it has changed America for the better.