United States History
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Memorable Presidential Quotes
President Dwight Eisenhower wrote in 1956:
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched,
every rocket fired, in a final sense, is a theft from those who hunger and are not fed,
those who are cold and are not clothed."
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Which of the following quotes is incorrectly matched with its author?
(A) Franklin D. Roosevelt --"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
(B) Theodore Roosevelt -- ""The world must be made safe for democracy."
(C) John F. Kennedy -- "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."
(D) George Washington -- "Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances, with any portion of the foreign world."
(E) Abraham Lincoln --"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in..."
Explanation: Woodrow Wilson, not Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed ""The world must be made safe for democracy" in 1917 as the U.S. entered World War I.