Ronald Reagan was a true hero to many Americans. He was a strong president who cared for this country dearly, and Reagan really proved this by his actions during his presidency. He also proved his love for country by serving in the U.S Army during World War II. Ronald Reagan also came through as a hero by fixing the American Economy that was heading for disaster just like today’s. If you can reflect on what he had accomplished throughout his administration you can clearly see why he was a popular two term president.
As the president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt worked hard to provide safe, happy, and affluent life to American people. Many problems such as unemployment, poor banking and systems were caused by the Depression. In order to approach the resumption of the nation, Roosevelt planed to make changes. Some changes took place in the New Deal’s goals between the time of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s inaugural address in 1933, his campaign speech at Madison Square Garden in 1936, and his proposal for an Economic Bill of Right in 1944 did effectively bring people better conditions for their life, reformation of their welfare (for vulnerable people), and hope for freedom. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s First Inaugural Address in 1933[ Richard Polenberg, The Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933-1945: A Brief History with Documents (Boston: Bedford/St.
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was loathed by some and yet loved by so many. Becoming one of the most beloved presidents in U.S. history for the four terms he was in office. His unusual charm and optimism that he communicated through the confidence of others is what people easily remembered him by. He often brought a confidence and a smile in to any room he entered and yet never underestimated his own responsibilities to specific situations that needed his undivided attention. Those actions alone helped sustained the nation through some of it’s darker times such as the Great Depression and World War II.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and his Presidency Assuming the Presidency at the depth of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt helped the American people regain faith in themselves. He brought hope as he promised prompt, vigorous action, and asserted in his Inaugural Address, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Despite an attack of poliomyelitis, which paralyzed his legs in 1921, he was a charismatic optimist whose confidence helped sustain the American people during the strains of economic crisis and world war. "I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people," said Franklin Roosevelt. With that he was elected President in November 1932, to the first of four terms.
“Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”-- Quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt, First Inaugural Address (March 4, 1933). Franklin D.Roosevelt was a man determine to get the United State of America out of the economic depression, and was successful doing so. He created new government programs and organized groups of people to help the financial situation occurring in the United States. In his first hundred days in office he took factitive and immediate action. He took immediate action to halt the economic deterioration.
Hoover’s focused on the recovery from World War I; however, the great depression clouded the nation during the rest his Presidency. Even though he, nor the rest of the nation could not foresee the depression, Hoover did indicate the failures of many institutions that could lead to the downfall of an economy recovering from war. Roosevelt addressed the economic crises throughout his speech. Unemployment was a priority and he asks the nation to come together as an army to fight the war against this Great Depression. His plan was to produce more jobs and generate the money to bring the nation up from the ashes.
Roosevelt. He details the events that happened in Roosevelt’s time and points out the achievements Roosevelt made. In the 1930s, the president caught the chance to help the Americans survive the bad conditions and announced his marvelous plan. The New Deal shows how Roosevelt and his cabinet took the responsibility to take care of people’s needs. I agree with the author’s description because he explained the purpose of the New Deal and outlines the programs related to this plan.
Great Depression The Great Depression and the New Deal In response to the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt was ready for action unlike the previous President, Hubert Hoover. Hoover allowed the country to fall into a complete state of depression with his small concern of the major economic problems occurring. FDR began to show major and immediate improvements, with his outstanding actions during the First Hundred Days. He declared the bank holiday as well as setting up the New Deal policy. Hoover on the other hand; allowed the U.S. to slide right into the depression, giving Americans the power to blame him.
Since the beginning of the Depression, banks were closing faster than the people could withdraw all of their money. He countered this by closing all the banks and had Congress pass an Emergency Banking Act that made federal loans available to private bankers. At the same time he passed an Economy Act that required the government to balance the budget. These helped ease the financial problems throughout the nation and then he began to restructure the banking system with such acts as The Glass-Stegall Act and the creation of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. He also set up the Securities Act and the securities Exchange Act that were overdue regulations for the Stock Market.