Franklin D. Roosevelt 's War On Japan Essay

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Declares War on Japan Early morning of December 7th 1941, the first of nearly 200 Japanese aircrafts took off from carriers located of the Hawaiian Islands. Their destination being Pearl Harbor. Japanese planes had bombarded the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. The next day December 8th 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, asked congress to declare war against Japan in the speech he shared. The speech that was probably his most memorable speech. Soon after, the United States entered World War II. The speech was hardly necessary. Millions of people across the United States had been hearing about the attack on the news. These people shared the president’s outrage and commitment on defending the country. Young men hurried to recruiting stations the next day. Wearing or not wearing a uniform you were enlisted in the war effort. Various documents have been out talking about this important event in our country’s history. The United States and the Second World War is the title of the document I will be talking about. To begin with, by the writer of this document stating that he had the position of a commander and chief of the army and navy, this tells us the readers, that the writer was the president of the United States. During that time, the commander and chief of the army and navy was Franklin D. Roosevelt. Franklin Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States. In addition, now is the first time we have a president that is from a different…

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