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Neutrality and Isolationism

World War II was the result of a complex series of events, and while a historian can make the argument that, without American isolationism, the war might not have started, I feel that argument is...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2011 6:41 am UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

The foreign policy of the United States was evolving when Pearl Harbor was attacked in December 1941. For most of the 1930s, the United States followed a policy of neutrality. Our neutrality laws...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2016 5:43 pm UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

Isolationism contributed to the aggressive actions that led to the start of World War II. There were various reasons why the United States, Great Britain, and France followed isolationist policies....

Latest answer posted April 24, 2016 4:29 pm UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

Not only was the US right to enter World War II, we should have entered much sooner. We were selfish to try to stay out of it and quietly stay in Britain's corner while Hitler took a joyride...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2011 1:31 pm UTC

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At the time, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt had, in his own mind, abandoned isolationism, but knew it would not be politically possible for us to enter the war. Events in the war itself...

Latest answer posted September 4, 2010 12:48 am UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

Having seen what World War I did to Europe and what it did in terms of killing and maiming so many American boys, opposition to involvement in foreign wars had taken deep root in the American...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2016 2:24 am UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

The United States declared war on Japan right after the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The United States had moved its Pacific fleet there in order to serve as a...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2017 6:21 am UTC

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World War I left a lot of devastation in its wake. First of all, the economy was on treacherous ground. In only a decade, it would collapse. Second of all, there were too many casualties. Many...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2011 10:42 am UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

The United States entered World War II after the Japanese Navy attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. This was the culmination of a long process in which Japanese...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2016 12:22 pm UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

Isolationism was largely a reaction against the United States' involvement in World War I. President Wilson had taken the country to war in order to make the world safe for democracy. Yet after the...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2018 9:18 am UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

The major reason for this was the fact that many people in the US felt that the country had been forced into World War I for no good reason. They believed that the war had cost the US money and...

Latest answer posted May 7, 2011 9:21 am UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

The US entered the war when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, but we were knee deep before that. First of all, we were allied tightly with Great Britain and the British definitely needed out help. We...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2011 12:28 pm UTC

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The United States entered WWII in order to save the world from the totalitarian regimes in Japan, Germany, and Italy. Although the United States was not involved in the war from its beginning in...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2017 10:22 pm UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

No, the United States was not morally right to hold off on getting involved in WWII. However, the US government really did not have any choice due to the overwhelming public sentiment for staying...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2012 9:43 pm UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

The reason for this was that the United States did not want to get involved in another war that would be like World War I. Many Americans felt that the US had been dragged into WWI when that war...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2012 7:53 am UTC

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One can easily point to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor as being the reason why the United States entered World War II. But while this is certainly true, the answer regarding why the country...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2016 1:04 am UTC

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Neutrality and Isolationism

The United States was neutral at the start of World War II. However, we eventually joined the war on the side of the Allies. We were neutral when the war began because we didn’t want to get dragged...

Latest answer posted October 22, 2015 10:33 pm UTC

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