[2011] SimoneN (5th Grade, bdsclass 15, Default class): Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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[2011] SimoneN (5th Grade, bdsclass 15, Default class): Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"We can afford all that we need; but we cannot afford all that we want."

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

"Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds."

"I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made."

1882 - (Jan. 30) born 1905 - (March 17) Married Eleanor Roosevelt1913 - Appointed Assitant Secratary of the Navy1920 - Ran unsuccesfully for Vice President1921 - Afflicted with polio1928 - Elected Governor of New York 1932 - Elected United States President1936 - Reelected President1940 - Reelected President1944 - Reelected President1941 - (Dec. 8) Attack on Pearl Harbor speech1941 - (Aug. 14) Met with Winston Churchill1945 - (Apr. 12) died in Warm Springs, GA

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York. His parents were James Roosevelt and Sara Delano. His family had a lot of money. By the time he turned 10, Franklin had met Mark Twain, Grover Cleveland, and European royalty. However, he was taught not to flaunt his wealth. Later, in 1905, FDR married his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt. He had also always looked up to his other cousin Theodore, but Theodore was a Republican. When Franklin went into politics, he did it as a Democrat. In August of 1921, the Roosevelts were visiting Campobello Island when he started to feel cold. The next day when he woke up, his left leg was numb. Soon after, doctors diagnosed him woth polio. On August 14, 1941, Roosevelt met with Winston Churchill to create the Atlantic Charter, which stated the Allied goals for after World War II. Roosevelt was president from March 1933 to April 1945. He died on April 12, 1945 at the age of 63 in Warm Springs, Georgia.

Speech after the attack on Pearl Harbor:

Roosevelt about to go swimming

Franklin D. Roosevelt

"There are as many opinions as there are experts."

by Simone Nagan


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