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Nations are ranked by how much power they contain The greater the amount of power the greater the nation is During the 1940s many great events help the United States to attain a vast amount of power They had just entered World War II on the allies side and had devised a plan to triumph over their enemies The United States wanted to develop a weapon of mass destruction insuring victory and global power The United States developed the atomic bomb as a way to strike back at those who opposed themThey declared war on Japan in 1941 after the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor Three days later Germany and Italy declared war on the US honoring the Tripartite Pact Now that the US had entered the war against the Axis Alliance they needed something that could help themselves and their allies to win the war A top-secret project in which only the US new about called the Manhattan Project was now in effect This project was what the US was hoping would win the war for them The Manhattan Project was and is still one of the most secretive projects ever created in United States history The purpose of the Manhattan Project was simple to build test and unleash its power if necessary Robert Oppenheimer and General Leslie Groves were the two men put in charge of this mission These two men along with the top scientists from around the country were brought together to construct the most deadly weapon known to man The project originated in the Pentagon in 1942 when the White House told General Groves he was to lead the Manhattan Project World War II had already been occurring for three years when the Nazis after being victorious in Europe declared war on the United States This was nine months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor In September of that year Groves met with Leo Szilard a brilliant scientist and
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