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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. When do the Germans announce Hitler's suicide?

2. Where does Emilio Segre conduct his experiments on the rate of fission in uranium and plutonium?

3. When does Niels Bohr escape from Stockholm to Scotland?

4. Who says, "I'll tell you what war is about. You've got to kill people, and when you've killed enough, they stop fighting."

5. When does the U.S. learn that Klaus Fuchs is a Russian spy?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the development of the atomic bomb in Britain, Germany and Tokyo. What ends the development?

Essay Topic 2

Many of the scientists involved with the making of the atomic bomb in the United States are refugees from Europe. Choose three of these refugee scientists. Discuss why they leave their homeland , how they arrive in the United States and what their role is in the making of the bomb.

Essay Topic 3

The American atomic bomb building project gets bogged down in bureaucracy. How does the program get jump started? Who are the major people involved? What ware the historical events involved? Is there support in the United States for the program?

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