Why did Jeanette Rankin vote no on World War 2?
Jeanette Rankin believed that Roosevelt deliberately provoked the Japanese to attack because he wanted to bring the U.S. into the European war against Germany; she was determined not to cooperate with the president's plan.
December 8, 1941: The US Senate voted 82-0 for a Declaration of War; the US House of Representatives voted 388-1. Montana Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin was the 'no' vote. She was not reelected in the next election. She was a pacifist, and ironically had voted NO in 1917 upon the US Declaration of War against Germany in the First World War.
The attack on Pearl Harbor, unified the populace of the United States more than any event in the past 200 years of our history. The average American was outraged at the acts of the Japanese, and that outrage soon turned to determination to defeat this enemy at all cost. Americans soon flooded the recruitment centers around the country to volunteer for service. The president (FDR) called on congress for a declaration of war and soon…
What Us representative said no to the Us entering World War 2 what was he or she's reasoning and what state was he or she from?
Who was the one person in the US Congress that voted against the declaration of war against the Japanese?
Women in a number of countries were enfranchised (allowed to vote) well before World War 1 began. Many of those that weren't enfranchised were either just on the verge of it or well on track to it. Several actually granted it during the Great War, and so they can be counted as allowing women to vote during the War.
James Rankin Young has written: 'Spanish-American war and battles in the Philippines' -- subject(s): Spanish-American War, 1898 'History of our war with Spain including battles on sea and land' -- subject(s): Spanish-American War, 1898 'War with Spain including battles on sea and land containing a complete account of the destruction of the Battleship \\' -- subject(s): Campaigns, Naval operations, Spanish-American War, 1898