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Collection Reference Number GLC05193
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1930s 
Title Address of the President at Chautauqua, N.Y.
Date 18 August 1936
Author Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Speech focuses on peace, America as a good neighbor to other nations, and preventing war internationally. Discusses the causes that produce war such as fanaticism, racial hatreds, and religious intolerance. Finishes with, "We believe in democracy; we believe in freedom; we believe in peace. We offer to every nation of the world the handclasp of the good neighbor. Let those who wish our friendship look us in the eye and take our hand." Same speech as GLC04599.
Subjects President  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  Peace  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  World War II  Religion  
People Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)  
Place written Chautauqua, New York
Theme Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945