THE ATLANTIC CHARTER

The United States would not enter the war until after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. But by the spring of 1941 Congress had approved the Lend Lease program, and the aid Roosevelt had promised at Charlottesville had begun to flow to Great Britain , where Winston Churchill was now prime minister. In July 1941, Roosevelt and Churchill met for the first time in Argentia   Bay off Newfoundland , to issue a joint declaration on the purposes of the war against fascism.

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FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT

FDR bepaalde in een dramatische periode de Amerikaanse geschiedenis

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