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Did the US really start the war by stopping the long-standing trade agreement with Japan?

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Japan drew the US into WW 2 when they launched an unprovoked attack upon our Pacific Fleet while at peace, Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941. Japan launched the attack because of many reasons, one of which was an oil embargo placed upon her by the US & Gr. Britain. The oil embargo was placed by the US & Gr. Britain because of Japan's aggression in the Far East, esp. in Manchuria & China. Japan wished to create the "Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere," an excuse to exploit Asians & reap all of Asia's natural resources for Japan's our desires. No, the US dd not do a thing to provoke an attack by the Empire of Japan, so say the 1,103 sailors that died Dec. 7 aboard the USS Arizona.
Richard V. Horrell WW 2 Connections.com
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When did the war between the US and Japan start?

On December 7, 1941 east of the International Date Line (Hawaii, North America, Europe & Africa) or on December 8, 1941 west of the Dateline (Australia, New Zealand, Singapore