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SAT® Subject Test in World History

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End of the War in the Pacific

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Which of these BEST describes the end of the War in the Pacific?

A

Allied forces launched a massive invasion and bombing campaign of Honshu, the main island of Japan, leading to Japan’s defeat.

B

After Hiroshima was largely destroyed with an atomic bomb, Japan surrendered on the one condition that it keep its emperor in power.

C

Hiroshima then Nagasaki were bombed with atomic bombs within days of one another and Japan unconditionally surrendered.

D

Japan surrendered as Allied forces closed in around the island nation, blockading it from receiving imports of food and fuel.

E

There was a political overthrow of the Japanese government and the new interim government signed a peace treaty.