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Though FDR's policies prevented the bottom from falling out of the American economy,  it took the advent of World War II to put a real end to the Great Depression. Although  Americans were in the grip of severe isolationist sentiment at this time, Roosevelt did his  best to aid the Allies despite resistance from Congress. When the United States was  finally provoked into entering the war after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, FDR created  an especially able team of leaders whom he did not question. He set himself to work in  mobilizing the domestic front to reach the unthinkably high goals of production levels  that he himself had set, knowing from World War I and his experience as Assistant  Secretary of the Navy that the war would be won by the country with the greatest  resources. When the Allies showed signs of winning the war, FDR turned his attention increasingly 
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course HIST 2320 taught by Professor Siegenthaler during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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