At the end they agreed on eight principles that would inform their policies on war and peace:
- Renunciation of territorial aggression
- Opposition to territorial changes without consent of the peoples concerned
- Support for the right of people to choose their own government
- Access to raw materials for all nations
- Support of efforts to improve the economic condition of people throughout the world
- Freedom from fear and want
- Freedom of the seas
- Disarmament of aggressors
The Atlantic Charter, as the document came to be known offered an ideal vision of the postwar world.
Sources: Bard, Mitchell G. The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War II. 2nd Edition. NY: Alpha Books, 2004.