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  • Franklin Roosevelt

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    Franklin Roosevelt was 32nd president of the US 1933-45, a Democrat. He served as governor of New York 1929-33. Becoming president during the Great Depression, he launched the New Deal economic and social reform program, which made him popular with the people. After the outbreak of World War II he introduced lend-lease for the supply of war materials and services to the Allies and drew up the Atlantic Charter of solidarity. Once the US had entered the war 1941, he spent much time in meetings with

  • Franklin Roosevelt

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, New York on January 30th, 1882, the son of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt. His parents and private tutors provided all of Franklin’s formative education. Roosevelt attended Groton, a prestigious preparatory school in Massachusetts between the years 1896-1900; he received a BA degree in history from Harvard University in only three years (1900-1903). Franklin next studied law at New York’s Columbia University. When he

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Legacy Of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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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

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt is among the most remembered U.S. Presidents. Serving as President for more than twelve years, he was the only President to be elected four times. Roosevelt led the United States through its worst depression and its worst war. He tried his best to stay optimistic with our country and the decisions he made. In Roosevelt's first inaugural address, he asked for faith in America's future. He told the country, "The only thing we have to fear

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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    leadership capabilities that Roosevelt demonstrated and will seek to live up to these qualities in my own leadership development. References Bennis, Warren G. On Becoming a Leader. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Pub, 2003. Print. Beschloss, M. & Sidey, H. (2009) The Presidents of the United States of America – Franklin D. Roosevelt. Brinkley, A. (2000). Franklin D. Roosevelt. Retrieved on June 23, 2012 from http://www.fdrheritage.org/fdrbio.htm Franklin D. Roosevelt: First inaugural address. (2009)

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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    born boy by the name of Franklin Delano Roosevelt that would help America countless times recover from the depths of harm and danger and bring her to the shores of safety. He married his wife and distant cousin by the name of Eleanor Roosevelt and she did many good deeds of her own. Through his education, remarkable three terms of Presidency, triumph in a war, endeavor for peace, and struggling through a vicious disease know as polio, former President Franklin D. Roosevelt was the greatest President

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

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    March 12, 1933. It was a time when many Americans needed hope and support. Franklin Roosevelt, president at that time, had to choose his words carefully. He did not want to be too formal, the people would see him as nothing more than a politician. Instead he was friendly, informal, and spoke with a simplicity that brought him to the level of the average American. This informality and friendliness was evident right away with the memorable words, “My friends.” These powerful words imply many things

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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    “First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” In his Inaugural Address, Franklin Delano Roosevelt spoke these words to ensure America that he would end the Depression. He no longer wanted Americans to be afraid of the failing economy and unemployment that was causing them to suffer. He immediately wanted to gain their trust and give them hope that their struggles would soon be over. Not only did he make Americans believe that things could get better

  • Franklin Roosevelt (FDR)

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    than his predecessors won the trust of millions of Americans who at one point had no hopes, and a future seemed unclear. His name was Franklin D. Roosevelt, a man whose willingness to build the economy of his country as the most powerful nation, brought admiration not only among his fellow American citizens, but the rest of the world’s. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on 1882 in Hyde Park, NY. Campobello, the Canadian Island which lies between Maine and Nova Scotia in the Bay of Fundy was the

  • Franklin Roosevelt (FDR)

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    Napolean Bonaparte once stated, “A leader is a dealer in hope.” Hoover and Roosevelt had very different viewpoints on how to handle the Great Depression. Hoover preferred “rugged individualism,” and FDR preferred “helping hand” philosophies. Hoover believed in assisting business in hope that this support would create a trickle down impact which would lead to investment and more jobs. FDR, on the other hand, wanted to provide people with jobs to increase confidence and correcting failures in certain

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