Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in Hudson Valley town of Hyde Park, New York.In the middle of 1902 Franklin met his future wife, Anne Eleanor Roosevelt.In August, 1921 Franklin somehow got polio.Roosevelt became the 32nd president of the United States.He led the United States through The Great Depression and World War 2.Franklin Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945.

Accomplishments

1932 - Becomes 32nd president1933-created first New Deal to give relief from The Great Depression1936- Defeats Alfred Landon wins 2nd term1939- Hitler invades Poland starting WWII1940- Wins 3rd term1941- Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, U.S. declares war on Germany, Italy, and Japan1944 - On D-Day, the first of nearly 3 million allied soldiers arrive on the northern shore of France1944 - FDR elected for 4th term

Pushed a record number of bills through Congress during his " First 100 days " program to grant immediate relief to tens of millions of unemployed during the depths of the Great Depression. Established Social Security, the Securities and Exchange Commision [SEC], and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC], all of which last to this day

Lasting Impact

Franklin D. Roosevelt taught people that they should persevere even when things seem impossible.

Citations

http://www.schmoop.com/franklin-d-roosevelt-fdr/timeline.htmlhttp://us-presidents.findthebest.com/q/25/9699/what-were-franklin-d-roosevelt-s-accomplishments

Franklin D. Roosevelt

BIOGRAPHY

Timeline

FDR'S Speech


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