United States Involvement With The United Nations

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The United States Involvement With The United Nations

Hassrat A. Chaudry

New Dimensions HS

Mr. Toy

Author Note

First Section: The Establishment of the United Nations

Second Section: The UN involved in WWII

Third Section: The Involvement in the Cold War

Fourth Section: Post Cold War

(Hubbard,Ben.2017 )The United Nation served few purposes from the beginning of their existence, focusing on the strategy and tactics of the ongoing World War II. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill signed a declaration consisting of twenty - six nations including The Republic of China, France, United States, Great Britain, The Soviet Union and more. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, on December …show more content…

Representatives of 50 nations met in San Francisco in April through June 1945 to complete the Charter of the United Nations.

(Messerli,Joe. 2017) The Roosevelt Administration strove at their best and strongest ability to avoid the mistakes Woodrow Wilson made in the failure of the League of Nations and as well as selling the League of Nations to the Senate of the United States Of America. This oddly sought bicameral support from the Republican Party ( Roosevelt’s Administration was purely Democrat ) and the Republican Party endorsed the United States participation in a postwar international organization, in which Congress overwhelmingly endorsed participation, with a 77% approval rate from Congress itself.

Roosevelt as well sought to convince the public that an international organization was needed and it would be the best interest to prevent future conflicts in the future. The Senate approved the UN Charter on July 28, 1945, by a vote of 89 to 2. The United Nations came into existence on October 24,1945, after 29 Nations had ratified the Charter.

The United Nations started on a steep downward trajectory from the high expectations that surrounded it at its birth. The global security organization envisaged in the Charter of the United Nations, based on a perpetuation of the victorious alliance against Nazi Germany, was stillborn because of the rapidly developing rift between the Soviet Union and its Western allies. The

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