Impact and legacy. Roosevelt's speech had an immediate and long-lasting impact on American politics. Thirty-three minutes after he finished speaking, Congress declared war on Japan, with only one Representative, Jeannette Rankin, voting against the declaration.
jefferson introduced the idea that one does not change a government for "light" causes because he wanted to emphasize the seriousness of colonists' reasons for declaring independence.
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what was the outcome of the infamy speech by president franklin d. roosevelt?...