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Arsenal of Democracy. Nicole Allison & Grace Cooksey. Four Freedoms. The president proposed lending money to Britain for the purchase of war materials and justified it because it was a defense of four freedoms. Freedom of speech Freedom of religion Freedom of want Freedom of fear.

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Arsenal of democracy

Arsenal of Democracy

Nicole Allison &

Grace Cooksey


Four freedoms

Four Freedoms

  • The president proposed lending money to Britain for the purchase of war materials and justified it because it was a defense of four freedoms.

  • Freedom of speech

  • Freedom of religion

  • Freedom of want

  • Freedom of fear


Lend lease act

Lend- Lease act

  • Roosevelt proposed ending the Neutrality Act

  • It would end the cash-and-carry system

  • Britain would obtain all U.S. arms on credit

  • Isolationists were against it

  • Majority of America was with FDR to aid Britain

  • Passed in March 1941

  • FDR ordered Navy to protect British ships from submarine attacks carrying lend-lease materials as far as Iceland

    • Greer was attacked by a German submarine and led to undeclared naval war with Germany


Atlantic charter

Atlantic Charter

  • FDR knew US would be drawn into war

  • Met with Churchill in August in secret

  • It made peace objectives for when the war ended

  • Objectives included self-determination for people, no territorial expansion,

    and free trade


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