Infamy Franklin D Roosevelt Pearl Harbor Speech Summary

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A Date Which Will Live in Infamy FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
In this dissertation I would like to present the character that Franklin D. Roosevelt is and discuss his speech about the events that took place when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

the general character of Franklin D. Roosevelt as politician and president

For Americans, he is the president who pulled the country out of the deepest crisis and led him to victory in the war. He was the author of the reconstruction program of the country known as New Deal and a member of the Big Three.

Roosevelt's political career began in 1913 when he assumed the office of deputy secretary of state for naval affairs. In 1921, Roosevelt fell ill with Heine-Medin's disease and has been
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In the months leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt did everything he could to upset the Japanese, showing them as an aggressor (he stopped all oil exports to Japan, frozen all Japanese assets, gave loans to Chinese nationalists and supported the English - both nations were enemies of Japan). Pacific fleets long before December 7 informed Washington about the various anticipated threats. On September 4, Roosevelt received a 26-page document from the Naval Intelligence Bureau, containing a "confidential" clause describing in detail the spy actions of the Japanese. Before the attack, an Australian secret services told Roosevelt about the Japanese fleet sailing towards Pearl Harbor. Roosevelt ignored it. Thus, encouraged and hopeful, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, killing 2,400 soldiers. Before Pearl Harbor, most Americans opposed participation in the war. After the attack, a million people volunteered for the
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