This study guide will help you analyze Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Pearl Harbor” speech. In addition to help with your analysis, you can find a summary of the text and ideas for putting it into perspective.
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Title: “Pearl Harbor” (1941)
Sender: Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) was the 32nd president of the United States. Roosevelt won four presidential elections and served from 1933 until he died in 1945. Roosevelt’s “Pearl Harbor” speech, which is also known as the “Day of Infamy” speech, was delivered one day after the Empire of Japan’s attack on American military bases at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on the 7th of December,1941.
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