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Election of 1940

Election of 1940

Image of FDR's campaign Franklin Roosevelt campaigned on the promise to stay out of war and to secure peace through preparedness.
FDR's campaign
Courtesy Robert Weller and Lois and Daniel Fermaglich
 
Many Americans did not want to get involved in "Europe's problem." Roosevelt's New Deal promised peace through strengthening the U.S. economy and military. Image of Foreign Policy of the New Deal
  Foreign Policy of the New Deal
Courtesy Kenneth Waltzer