LOANING A NEIGHBOR "A GARDEN HOSE"
Roosevelt used the brilliantly simple analogy of a neighbor and a garden hose in convincing a then-isolationist
America that Lend Lease was the right thing to do.
Becoming Directly Involved in World War Two
Some see similarities between the attack on Pearl Harbor and the attack on September 11, 2001. Do you? What
are the differences between the alliances of the United States, France, Great Britain, and Russia in 1941 and in 2001?
From Isolationism to Intervention
- How challenging to FDR were the isolationist forces in keeping America on the sidelines before WWII?
did the economy look immediately before WWII?
- Why were Americans suspicious of getting involved in WWII?