President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1941 · Awaking the Sleeping Giant
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States repealed the Neutrality Acts of 1937 and declared war both on the Empire of Japan and on Germany. Thus entering into World War II with the Allied Forces.
German: habitational name from Ockenfels in Rhineland-Palatinate.