Pearl Harbor: We Are at War
  • American History → Presidents → FDR
  • History → World War II → US Entrance
  • History → American History → Pearl Harbor Retaliation
  • History → World War II → Pearl Harbor Attack

President Franklin Roosevelt and his defense cabinet discuss retaliation plans for the Pearl Harbor attack. He urges them to strike the heart of Japan and not to give up or give in. When they claim his request is not possible, he stands up out of his wheelchair to illustrate that it can be done.

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  1. What does President Roosevelt want?
  2. What are the obstacles according to his cabinet?

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  • Eve
    about 2 years ago
    Pearl Harbor Day / Presidential
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