Standard 11.7.4 4. Analyze Roosevelt’s foreign policy during World War II (e.g., Four Freedoms speech).
Objective Students will dissect the foreign policy beliefs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt by reading the “Four Freedom Speech” and creating a foldable outlining his ideals
Anticipatory Set Think/Pair/Share: What freedoms do we have here in the United States?
Review 1941 Japan increases its attacks in Asia, taking French colonies. - - U.S. cuts off oil supplies to Japan - - U.S. knows Japan will attack, but not when and where; U.S. continues preparing for war with Japan and in Europe.
Four Freedoms Speech January 6, 1941 – before Pearl Harbor President Roosevelt stated four freedoms that everyone in the world should enjoy. Freedom of Speech Freedom of Religion Freedom from Want Freedom from Fear Would lead to future goals of the United Nations.
Freedom of Speech People have the right to speak their minds without censorship
Freedom of Worship People have the right to choose and practice any religion.
Freedom from Want Economic desire should be granted for everyone. Economic alliances
Freedom from Fear Nations should be disarmed so that invasion/attack is truly difficult. Wars victimize civilians.
Student Engagement You will now read and annotate the four freedoms speech. You will create a four- door book analyzing Roosevelt’s different freedoms. Underneath each flap please draw a picture illustrating a physical representation of the freedom.
Underneath the Flaps Write what the freedom is in your own words. Write an example of the freedom. Draw a picture illustrating the freedom. After you are done, write three paragraphs addressing the following questions: 1) Introduce the context of the speech (World War II, what was happening)? What is FDR saying in his four freedoms speech? 2) What are the four freedoms and what is an example of each of them? 3) Which freedom do you think is the most important and why?
Sentence Starters During World War II, the United States _________________________________. In his Four Freedoms, Speech FDR _________________________________. One of the Four Freedoms was ______________. An example of this is ______________. I believe the most important freedom FDR talked about was __________________ because ________________________________.