Courtesy of Library of Congress, Roosevelt, Franklin D., "Americanism," 1920
"Americanism" Speech by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1920
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, former assistant secretary of the Navy, is speaking of those who fell in battle. "To them we must write the binding finish: it shall not happen again. Americans demand: the crime of war shall cease."
- Why did Franklin Delano Roosevelt feel that the " ... success on land and sea could be but half a victory?"
- How did Roosevelt see the United States' role in the world following the war? Use evidence from the source for support.
Roosevelt, Franklin D., "Americanism," 1920. Courtesy of Library of Congress