Sir Winston Chruchil: The most Influential Man in 20th Century

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Throughout history, the world has experienced individuals who have captivated, motivated and influenced the outcomes of tomorrow. Each era has marveled over those who lived to influence. From Saint Peter, one of the most influential disciples of Jesus. and the initial Leader and Pope of the Catholic Church to Alexander III of Macedon also known as ‘Alexander the Great’. In more recent years, the world was graced with the presence of the likes of Elizabeth I Queen of England, who reigned for over 44 years to finally to Queen Elizabeth ‘the Queen Mother’, whom Adolf Hitler dubbed ‘the most dangerous woman in Europe during the second World War. However, there is one individual who stands out as the most influential individual during the …show more content…
As Britain engaged, ‘full swing’ into the war, Churchill required aid from his new ‘friend’ across the Atlantic ‘FDR’. President Roosevelt ensured that the United Kingdom received food, oil, and munitions from the United States. This relationship was vital for the survival of Great Britain during one of the most horrific battles to occur in World War II, the Battle of Britain. The two leaders relationship continued to play a powerful factor in defeating Adolf Hitler and the Axis Powers of World War II. hen President Roosevelt was re-elected in 1941, without hesitation he implemented a new method to supply Great Britain with military supplies2. President Roosevelt believed that by helping Great Britain, the United States would be assisting one of their closest allies’, which would ultimately lead to the protection of the United States. However on December 7th, 1941 aerial forces from the Empire of Japan attacked the island of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. President Roosevelt uttered the words to congress “that December 7th, 1941, a date that will live in infamy” formally declaring the unanimous decision that it was time for the United States of America to declare war on Japan on December 8th, 1941, and towards Germany on December 11th, 19413. Once word arrived in Great Britain that the United States had joined the Allies, Churchill supported and embraced them with open arms expressing that “we have won the war” as he and the other allies

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