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American History

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Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States.He served 4 terms in office from 1933 tp 1945, and he belonged to the Democratic Party.FDR was president during a hard time in American history known as the Great Depression.His wife Eleanor was the first First Lady to become active in politics and sometimes disagreed with his decisions.

Major Events

FDR created the New Deal, a program aimed at helping to bring the country out of the Depression.The New Deal included government public works jobs for jobless people. An example is the building of the Hoover Dam.He also declared war on Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.


FDR was uplifting because he helped put people back to work during the Depression.

Franklin D. Roosevelt


"Happy Days are Here Again"

He also suffered from having polio, but this did not stop him from being confident and powerful.


FDR was, above all, an optimist. He was confident that the country would recover, and enacted new plans until they worked.

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.


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