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... America during the war. “In the future days, which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms” Roosevelt addresses the four freedoms that Norman Rockwell created a painting of: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. Freedom of speech and freedom of worship were easily defined by Americans. Freedom from fear, to Roosevelt, meant security and peace in this chaotic world. Freedom from want was linked to “an economic goal more relevant to the average citizen – protecting the future ‘standard of living of the American worker and farmer’ by guaranteeing that the Depression would not resume after the war.” Indeed, after the war, the Great Depression was over and the economy was in a much better place. World War II is the biggest war and its affect on America still lives on today.
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