Parent Guide > "Day of Infamy" Speech
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This week in class, we’re reading ""Day of Infamy" Speech" by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
On December 7, 1941 Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, a United States naval base in Hawaii, effectively drawing America into World War II. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, delivered this speech to a Joint Session of Congress on December 8, 1941, the day after the attack.
"What makes America unique?" and "What does it mean to be brave?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this speech at home:
- What was ""Day of Infamy" Speech" about?
- What did you learn about America?
- What did you learn about Honor & Courage?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: