The Neutrality Act 1930's Essay

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The neutrality act was created and put into law for the benefit of the public. The government tried to make the citizens believe it was thinking about their safety while manufacturing the law. Even though different parts of the law were passed at different times in the 1930’s I feel that it was made for the same reasons and, this reason was to keep the United States from going to war with foreign countries. Most of the citizens of the United States did not agree with the law. Franklin D. Roosevelt is the one who signed the neutrality act into law in the 1930’s. The neutrality act prohibited several things, such as banning of shipment of war materials to foreign countries, citizens of the United States banned from travel on belligerent ships. In the end the government …show more content…

involvement in the First World War had been driven by bankers and munitions traders with business interests in Europe (The Neutrality Acts 1930’s n.p.). this made the citizens of America relies that Europe was the main part of the world war one war. These findings fueled a growing “isolationist” movement (The Neutrality Acts 1930’s n.p.). I think this is one of the main reasons why the government passed the Neutrality Act in the first place to stay safe and away from Europe. After the United States had found out they steered clear of future wars and to remain neutral, by avoiding financial deals with countries at war. I feel they made the right choice to go neutral and avoiding all countries at war. I feel that it was cruel of the other country to do that to the United States because now they have to live in isolation from countries at war and don’t get a say in the matter. But I also see why the government signed the Neutrality Act into law, because it was for the safety of the citizens and their

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