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This week in class, we’re reading "The Decision to Drop the Bomb" by

In the informational text "The Decision to Drop the Bomb," discusses Harry Truman's decision to use nuclear weapons against Japan during World War II.  

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Morality, Technology, Progress & Industry, and War & Peace as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Why do people do bad things?", "What are the costs and benefits of technology?", and "How are we changed by war?"

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