Essay Prompt: In his annual message to Congress in 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt outlined several “essential human freedoms”, including “freedom from want” and “freedom from fear”. Roosevelt argued that these freedoms were “no vision of a distant millennium”, and that they formed “a definite basis for a kind of world attainable in our own time and generation.” Focusing either on the freedom from want or the freedom from fear—you must choose one—respond to the following question: By the end of World War II, did most Americans enjoy this specific type of freedom—that is, freedom from want or freedom from fear? Why or why not?
a clear thesis statement
Body paragraphs with clear topic sentences
and evidence taken from
the course texts that directly
support your thesis
You are allowed to use only the following sources to write your paper:
http://www.americanyawp.com/ Starting from Chapter 15 onwards not chapter 1 onwards.
Color of Law Book
Parenthetical citations such as (American Yawp, p. 321) must be used.