Before the attack on pearl harbor the united states

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warning which led to the death of many innocent soldiers. Before the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States had already decided to remain neutral because due to the outcomes of the First World War they knew it would be bad for the country as a whole if they joined. Due to the outcomes of World War 1, the U.S. did not want to repeat the Great Depression and also knew if they joined the war it cost many lives and lots of money. The Pearl Harbor attack helped unified the American public and also ceased any remaining support for American neutrality in the war. U.S. Congress officially declared war against Japan on December 8 th but it didn’t necessarily mean the U.S. had joined the war. Before Germany and Italy declared war on the United States on December 11, 1941 no official state of war existed between those countries. Besides the declaration of war by Germany and Italy, the United States entered the war with the Lend-Lease Act. The law symbolized the United States’ end of neutrality stance
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because it started a program under which the U.S. would supply the Allied countries with materials and military. It was inevitable for Germany to lose the war after the U.S entered because they helped strengthen the Allied forces. Since most of the countries had already been involved in the war longer than the U.S., both sides were already worn out so the U.S.’s support gave the Allies an advantage over the Axis. At the beginning of the war The
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