World War II
On December 7, 1941 Japan launched a surprise attack on the United States at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. This thrust America into World War II, and for the next four years it dominated nearly every aspect of American life. Select one of the following main issues—gender, race, ethnicity, technology, politics—and discuss the ways that World War II shaped that issue. Analyze the positive and/or negative consequences of the selected issue in relationship to WWII. Identify the long-term effects of the selected issue, including the impact on present-day society.