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o On December 7, 1941, Japan surprise attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Naval base) o 2,400 Americans were killed o 20 warships sunk o 150 airplanes were destroyed o The United States declared war after the Pearl Harbor attacks o Three days later Germany and Italy declared war on the United States 03/14/2021 Oscar Fernandez o The United States wanted to avoid entering WWII o The United States addressed problems that caused them to enter WWI o American citizens can’t go on ships of countries at war o American citizens can’t trade to countries at war o World War II broke out o The United States was not involved in the war o US was avoiding trading to Great Britain on credit, because if G.B. paid on credit then the US would not truly be neutral o They would need G.B. to win to get paid if they traded on credit o FDR felt this was a compromise that

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