Roosevelt's Four Freedom Speech

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The concept of freedom from fear has been a prevalent concern throughout history. That concern has taken on different meanings and encompasses different threats depending on the time period. The idea that we have a right to freedom from fear has remained the same; however, the challenges that produce those fears have been dynamic throughout time. The Four Freedoms speech was delivered by President Franklin Roosevelt in the wake of World War Two. His powerful speech focused on values that people should improve on as a group and as an individual to improve society. Roosevelt said the following about the freedom from fear in global terms: “[…] means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation
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