How did the U.S. become the Arsenal of Democracy?


How did the U.S. become the Arsenal of Democracy?

Arsenal of Democracy:

Late in 1940, the President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, made a speech to the public calling for the US to be the "Arsenal of Democracy." This was an effort to participate in World War without actually fighting in the war.

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What Roosevelt was doing was trying to convince the American public that the US should help Great Britain fight against Germany in some fashion, even...

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