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1. Roosevelt catalogs Japan’s offenses against the United States. Seeing the list of all of these injustices in the last 24 hours makes it logically clear that the United States should declare war. 2. Roosevelt once again emphasizes that the Japanese’s actions over the last 24 hours were planned. And these facts clearly define what needs to hap- pen next. Roosevelt has two call-to-action moments in this speech. Typically, there is only one call to action near the end of a speech, but Roosevelt incorporates one call to action in the middle of the speech and one at the end. A Call to Action occurs when the speaker encourages the audience to follow a specific course of action. Complete the chart below for each Call to Action. Identify each course of action that Churchill promotes in this speech Explain in your own words this Call to Action. Include why it is ap- propriate and fitting in these circumstances. 1. “We will make it very certain that this form of treachery shall never again endan- 1. Roosevelt wants the US to make such a strong statement in response to this attack
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ger us.” that no other nation will consider such a blatant attack ever again. Yes, this is appro- priate as since we were at peace and had no knowledge of this possibility. 2. “I ask that the Congress declare…a state of war between the United States and the Japanese Empire.” 2.Roosevelt is asking Congress to sanction the war. Yes, this is fitting as this was a surprise attack during a time of peace between the 2 nations.
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