President Roosevelt signed the Lend-Lease bill into law on March 11, 1941. It basically allowed them to "supply military aid to its foreign allies during World War II while still remaining officially neutral"
The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a "preemptive military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States." This tragic event occurred on December 7, 1941.
The 1946 governor race was held in November 1946. It was won by Eugene Talmadge, a Democratic nominee, he died weeks later, before his scheduled inauguration in January 1947.