This photograph shows President Franklin Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War against Japan, which he did on this date, December 8, 1941. This occurred after Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
Today is December 7th. On this date in 1941, the Japanese attacked the U.S. Naval station at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The following day, President Franklin Roosevelt addressed Congress referencing the "day that will live in infamy." A video of his speech is attached.
9/11 Infographic – The Destiny Of A Nation - Difference in America's commitment and resolve by comparing our reaction to entering World War II after the bombing of Pearl Harbor with how we have reacted to the attacks of 9/11. - Social Studies infographic project: compare two historical events and their impact.