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The events surrounding the invention and use of two atomic weapons by the United States on Japan during WWII are among the most controversial and significant developments in modern American history. For this reason, the topic provides a superb lesson for exploring the role of technology in society. In response to developments in Germany, president Franklin Roosevelt ordered the creation of an atomic weapon. Dubbed the Manhattan Project, this secret endeavor brought together scientists and engineers in a $2 billion effort that led to the creation of two atomic weapons and ushered in the nuclear age.
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In July 2013, the Department launched , a web-based, joint collaboration between the Department’s Office of Classification and Office of History and Heritage Resources. The site is designed to disseminate information and documentation on the Manhattan Project to a broad audience including scholars, students, and the general public. The Manhattan Project: Resources consists of two parts: 1) , a website history designed to provide an informative, easy to read and navigate, comprehensive overview of the Manhattan Project, and 2) the , a multi-volume classified history commissioned by General Leslie Groves at the end of the war that assembled a vast amount of information in a systematic, readily available form and included extensive annotations, statistical tables, charts, engineering drawings, maps, and photographs. All thirty-six volumes of the Manhattan District History, declassified and declassified with redactions, are being made available full-text online.
Manhattan Project Records: The Department continues to release declassified Manhattan Project-related reports and documents on its website. This searchable database includes bibliographical references to all documents declassified and made publicly available after October 1, 1994. Some documents can be viewed full text. Unclassified and declassified Manhattan Project records collection can be accessed at the (NARA). The core administrative records of the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) came out of Oak Ridge, Tennesee, and have been transferred to located in Atlanta. Also at Atlanta are unclassified/declassified MED operational division and other Oak Ridge records. Classified MED records were sent to .
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Questions to consider include: What prompted Einstein to write FDR in 1939? Why did FDR decide to proceed? How did the Manhattan Project come together? How did scientists develop the first atomic weapons? What does the Manhattan Project tell us about the growing relationship between the government and the scientific community during WWII?
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Under the codename, the Manhattan Project, leading scientists carried out top secret research on fission and the technology needed to create the first atomic bomb.
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The bombs were a result of years of research and testing completed by the nation’s top physicists in a top-secret project called the Manhattan Project.
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Debates on the post-WWII use of atomic energy began during the Manhattan Project. Begin discussion of these with primary documents on the Truman Library web site,