Franklin Roosevelt did not expect himself becoming as great of a President as he did. After he attended Groton Preparatory School in Groton, Massachusetts to learn to be a proper young man, Roosevelt attended Harvard University (Franklin, Britannica). There, he was more concerned with his social image and events outside of the classroom than he was with his actual studies (Franklin, Britannica). While he was at Harvard, he started to notice the work of his older cousin and President (at the time), Theodore Roosevelt, as Theodore was showing the nation their need for a greater influence of the government in their economy (Franklin, Britannica). After Harvard, Roosevelt went to Columbia University Law School and with a specific Wall Street...
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...ple and the land of America (Newman).
Because Roosevelt gave more speeches related to his second inaugural speech, people remember this (and the others) by how great of a president he was. Therefore, the main success of this speech is his presidency that will live on forever. Whenever a conversation is started about politics in general, it’s not a surprise to hear “I wish there was a candidate similar to Franklin Roosevelt”. The last thing that Roosevelt said in his speech was, “While this duty rests upon me I shall do my utmost to speak their purpose and to do their will, seeking Divine guidance to help us each and every one to give light to them that sit in darkness and to guide our feet into the way of peace.” (“One Third of a Nation.”). Just that one quote could explain to someone what he based his entire presidencies around, the American people and their needs.
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