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Thursday Trivia

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On December 8th in history, what event occurred?

A. President Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan
B. CIA issues warning about Soviet arms sales to Third World nations
C. Apollo 13 launched to moon
D. FDR creates Civilian Conservation Corps


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Answer: A, President Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan

"On this day in 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt asks Congress to declare war on Japan in perhaps the most memorable speech of his career. The speech, in which he called Japan’s act a “deliberate deception,” received thunderous applause from Congress and, soon after, the United States officially entered the Second World War."

Source: History.com

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Dec 08, 2016 at 4:10 AM

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Thursday Trivia