The Atlantic Charter and the Larger Goals of World War II (1941)

1. Support and respect the rights of all people to choose the form of government under which they will live.

2. Support an end to colonial rule and imperialism, and work towards the restoration "of sovereign rights and those who have been forcibly denied them."

3.  Support global free trade and give all peoples "equal access, on equal terms, to the trade and...raw materials of the world."

4.  Support economic cooperation between all nations "with the object of securing...improved labor standards, economic advancements, and social security."

5. Support the creation of the United Nations, a global body that would protect the peace and sovereign rights of all nations to freedom, self-government, and security.