Pearl Harbor Ethos Pathos Logos

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President Roosevelt used pathos in his speech to elicit emotional responses by Congress and the American people. He showed obvious emotions of anger and sadness, but appealed to the pride of the nation to galvanize the people to take part in the massive and long-term effort to respond to the attack and ultimately defeat the Nation of Japan. He was not going to let Japan get away with what they had done to our great nation. Attacking Pearl Harbor, led the United States immediately into war with Japan through the declaration of war by Congress only moments after the conclusion of the speech and only a few days later into the larger conflict, World War II, with a declaration of war with Japan’s ally, Germany. Roosevelt showed passion,

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