Franklin D Roosevelt's War On Japan Speech Analysis

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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 …show more content…
Roosevelt was deciding to do. At first, the United States wanted to stay neutral in World War II, but it resulted that the Japanese had attacked. The same thing happened with World War I. Germany attacked the Lusitania and that involved us in the World War. Many people was lost during the attack as well as military crafts. Before the attack japan wanted to preserve peace within the two countries on the pacific. At last president Roosevelt rejected. So I believe that is one reason Japan attacked at Pearl Harbor. Moreover, Roosevelt uses the word “deliberate” in his speech meaning that he knows that Japan planned the attack cautiously and intentionally. President Franklin D. Roosevelt also says, “Always will we remember the character of the onslaught against us”. Meaning that we will always remember the type of people the Japanese are by attacking us. What I under stood was that Japanese are some types of

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