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The Seventy-sixth Congress and World War II, 1939-1940

Author: David L Porter
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines legislative correspondence and published documents of the Seventy-sixth Congress to magnify the legistalive branch's role in determining American foreign policy in the years leading up to World War II. Working with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Congress enacted three controversial measures: neutrality revision, aid to Finland, and selective service.
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Porter, David L., 1941-
Seventy-sixth Congress and World War II, 1939-1940.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 1979
(OCoLC)654680113
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David L Porter
ISBN: 0826202810 9780826202819
OCLC Number: 4957487
Description: x, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A portrait of Congress --
The maintaining of isolationism --
The shift to internationalism --
The origins of interventionism --
The campaign for preparedness --
The triumph of preparedness.
Responsibility: David L. Porter.

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This work examines legislative correspondence and published documents of the Seventy-sixth Congress to magnify the legistalive branch's role in determining American foreign policy in the years leading up to World War II. Working with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Congress enacted three controversial measures: neutrality revision, aid to Finland, and selective service.

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