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The Seventy-sixth Congress and World War II, 1939-1940 / David L. Porter.


Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 1979.
ISBN 0826202810, 9780826202819

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Subjects Diplomatic relations.
États-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1933-1945.
États-Unis -- Relations extérieures -- 1933-1945.
États-Unis. Congress (76e : 1939-1940)
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 -- États-Unis.
Neutralité -- États-Unis.
Neutrality -- United States.
Neutrality.
Politics and government
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
United States.
United States. Congress (76th : 1939-1941)
United States. Congress.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
Description x, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-226) and index.
Summary 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.
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.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4957487
(OCoLC)ocm04957487
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Porter, David L., 1941-
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