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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Elimination of Weapons of Offensive Warfare--Message from the President of the United States.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09693.09 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Printed document Date: 16 May 1933 Pagination: 6 p. ; 23.3 x 14.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Elimination of Weapons of Offensive Warfare--Message from the President of the United States," dated May 16, 1933, advocates for the disarmament of weapons. Expresses the United States wants to avoid war and limiting weapons is an effective way to move closer to this goal. Also includes lists of foreign sovereigns from Latin America, Europe, Ethiopia and Japan who received a separate message regarding weapon disamament.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Great DepressionCongressHouse of RepresentativesPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentWeaponryPeace

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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