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The Function of Lines 19-24

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Presidential Address Following Pearl Harbor Attacks, Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano. "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy: FDR Asks for a Declaration of War." 8 Dec. 1941. Historymatters.gmu.edu. Web. 08 Sept. 2016.

Which of the following BEST describes the function of lines 19-24?

A

Emphasizing the fact that diplomacy may be the best route.

B

Creating an image of a formidable enemy that must be stopped.

C

Reminding the audience of America's various allies.

D

Implying that the Japanese Empire is much stronger than American forces.

E

Giving precise data regarding the loss of life following various attacks.