When Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was elected president in 1933, The Great Depression was at its peak. The Great Depression was a period when the economy took its biggest downturn in the history of the United States (US). In the US, it began soon after the market crash of October 1929, which wiped out millions of investors of their investments. The nation’s economy was at an all-time low, with the unemployment rate up at twenty five percent, and America took a chance by voting FDR as the Democratic president of the United States of America. Within his three term presidency, he lifted America through The Great Depression and World War II.
Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States. He was William Mckinley 's vice president so when McKinley was assassinated Theodore became the youngest president of the United States. Theodore had a great appreciation of life he wanted everyone to be equal. Theodore’s childhood was about as normal as every other child except he had poor eyesight and asthma.
The best way to describe Theodore Roosevelt is an “Original”, a man like no other helping shape and influence American history for the better. Mostly known for serving two terms as president and being one of the youngest president’s to serve in history, but he was more than that. What made Theodore Roosevelt special was that he believed in peace but just because he wanted peace did not mean he would be a coward and be bullied by others. He has even won a noble peace prize for helping end the Russo-Japanese war. Being one of the few faces found on Mount Rushmore he has earned his right to be remembered throughout history.
The speaker is Franklin Delano Roosevelt is trying to convince congress to go to war with japan for bombing pearl harbor(December 8, 1941); The speech is a persuasive speech but also a rally at the same time because he knows that they will probably go to war, he used words such as “disastrous” and “infamy” to describe the attack on the U.S, he uses small phrases such as “last night” and “so help us god” witch gave people a sense of nationality they haven 't felt before, and made them want to get revenge and fight the japanese (japs). He uses repetition and anadiplosis to repeat his message and drive what he is saying into his spectators/listeners heads, as well as pre-empting, which makes things sound way more serious and crucial and get back at them for what they 've done. Roosevelt 's purpose was to make the people of the U.S.A. to want to fight the Japanese empire in order to get them back for what they 've done to us. President Roosevelt is addressing Congress and people of the
George Washington is considered the third best president of all time. During his eight year reign as president he established what we know today as precedents. He was the first president to serve to terms and no other president has with the exception of Franklin Delano Roosevelt who served for four terms years during the Great Depression and World War II. Under his administration the first cabinets or bureaucracies, the Secretary of State and Treasury, were created, the addition of the Bill of rights to the Constitution, the passing of the Neutrality Act, Hamilton’s Economic Plan, and Jay’s and Pickney’s Treaty. Washington also coined the oh so popular phrase “Mr. President.”
2. Theodore Roosevelt was considered to be the “First Modern President because he had a strong- firm personality, and showed aggressive actions towards others. Roosevelt believed that the President had the right to use all power unless they were denied to him. Also, that he has a responsibility to the people, and so challenged himself to avoid notions of limited government and individualism; the government he controlled should maintain as an agent who should give the people what they want. Roosevelt’s presidency opened up creativity of progressive movement, lending the prestige of the White House to welfare legislation, government regulation, and the conservation movement.
“Never before have I had so little time to do so much” were the great words of 32nd president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt who was me! I had the nickname FDR and it is also true that I did so much in so little time. I led the country through the last six years of the Great Depression as well as the furious World War II. I then died on my fourth term because of a cerebral hemorrhage. I was a great president, don’t you agree?
In “Nothing to Fear” by Alan Axelrod he explains claims targeting the way President Roosevelt addresses the people in his first Inaugural Address. Axelrod shows Roosevelt explaining to the people of the United States that he has not and will not blink in the face of reality, and does not want the American people to. Alan Axelrod elaborates on numerous claims involving President Roosevelt’s Inaugural Address, which are proven true with pieces of quotations of the address. Continuing on from Roosevelt not blinking in the face of reality and dealing with the problems without worrying of what might come afterwards. Axelrod explains that Roosevelt was not afraid of the problems the United States were facing at the current time, and he was not going to back down against it.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born into a wealthy family on January 30, 1882. Roosevelt was an only child, and his family had been prominent for several generations, having made their fortune in real estate and trade. His family lived in Springwood, New York. First of all 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.
When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected, the United States of America was in a terrible condition. The stock market crash in 1929 had led to the Great Depression, one in every 4 Americans was out of a job, and civil rights for minority people were in a distraught state; the previous 3 presidents (Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover) had only worsened the state of racial equality. Harding’s administration did nothing to prosecute lynchings linked to the Ku Klux Klan, which led to the KKK reaching approximately 4 million members during his presidency. President Coolidge declared that the federal government should not interfere with local issues regarding race. President Hoover did not allow blacks to hold federal office or work on federal construction jobs.