Franklin D. Roosevelt DBQ Essay

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(Quote)“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. (Background)Said by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, president of the United States during the 1930s. (Explanation)He had tried many methods to help his nation rise out of The Great Depression. (Relationship)Critics had stated Roosevelt and his administration did not help the common man and the country’s economy. However, (Thesis Statement)Roosevelt and his administration did have effective methods that had benefitted both the economy and common man because of the New Deal programs, revived enterprises, and proposed better use of land.
(Acknowledge)Senator Huey Long from “Share Our Wealth” speech stated Franklin Delano …show more content…

(Transitional)However, (Counter)he and his administration did proposed a better use of land to help with the nation’s industry. (Supporting Evidence A)Roosevelt and his administration is going to accomplish this by using the land for what it is fitted for best. (Example)They wanted to “raised the values of agricultural products and with this the power to purchase the output of our cities.”(Text 1 line 18-19) (Explantation)By selling the goods they will be able to pay their expenses, slowly repaying their debt. (Transitional Sentence)They have also helped (Supporting Evidence B)prevent lost lands.(Example)One of the task was to stop the “growing loss through foreclosure of our small homes and our farms.”(Text 1 line 20-21) (Explanation)By preventing this, there was more land to grow agricultural goods. (Transitional Sentence)The last thing Roosevelt and his administration wanted use the land for was(Supporting Evidence C)Public works, such as the Tennessee Valley Authority(Tva).(Example)This program helped “Create[s] independent public corporation to construct dams and power projects.”(Chart 1 line 6-7) (Explanation)By employing common man, they will be more likely to rise from The Great Depression. (Concluding Sentence)By having a better purpose for unused land, the country will be

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