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  • "Continued dependence upon relief induces a spiritual and moral disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fiber," President Roosevelt said in 1935, at the height of the Great Depression. "To dole out relief in this way is to administer a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit."

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  • President Roosevelt and his Nationalist China ally Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek agreed that Europe's domination would go following the Allied victory.

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