Franklin D. Roosevelt
What is the name of the speech given by Franklin D. Roosevelt on December 8 1941 before a joint session of Congress?
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Why did Franklin Roosevelt call a special session of congress in 1933?
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Where did Franklin D. Roosevelt say his infamy speech?
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Where did Franklin Delano Roosevelt deliver the Pear Harbor Address?
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Did Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor cause President Franklin D. Roosevelt to announce that the US had declared war on Japan.?
Not exactly. The President is not allowed to declare way; the Constitution reserves this power to the Congress. But on December 8, 1941, President Roosevelt addressed a special session of Congress and requested that Congress declare that a state of war existed between the United States and the Japanese Empire.
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What day was the infamy speech who said the speech?
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Where was the fourth session of Indian national congress?
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What is a session of congress?
Each year, the Congress has two sessions unless the president calls a special session of Congress. Every two years, a new meeting of Congress assumes office. Currently (December 2, 2010) the second session in 2010 of the meeting of the 111th Congress is conducting business. In January 2011, the first session of the <newly-elected> meeting of the 112th Congress will begin.
Who gave the Day of Infamy Speech what was it about?
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt referred to the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 as "a date which will live in infamy." He made the comment on the day after the attack, in an address before a joint session of Congress. Roosevelt asked the Congress to approve a declaration of war against Japan.
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Didn't Pearl Harbor Attack cause America to join World War 2?
Yes it did. The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. On December 8 US President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed a joint session of the US Congress and asked for a Declaration of War against Japan, and Japan only. Congress then voted for war against Japan. On December 11 Germany, Japan's ally, declared war on the US, followed shortly thereafter by Italy.