Should We Declare War?

July 1941
New Republic;7/21/41, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p72
Focuses on the question that whether the U.S. should declare war against Germany or not. Statement that a declaration of war would give an enormous lift to people fighting German dictator Adolf Hitler all over the world; Effect of war on corporations and individuals of the U.S.; Fact that both Congress and the public would accept far heavier burdens in the form of taxation and restrictions upon private activities of all kinds; Impact of war on supplies offered by the U.S. to Great Britain; View of the U.S. Congress and Americans on the declaration of the war; Discussion of the mental condition of Americans in context to the declaration of the war.


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