Franklin D Roosevelt Essay Outline

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Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States of America, he had served 4 terms which is more than any other president; the most the others served were 2. Franklin was inaugurated for his 1st term March 4th, 1933 and served in office until his death on April 12th, 1945. He was inaugurated at the height of the Great Depression which had started during the end of 1929 and lasted through 1939. The Great Depression had occurred when the stock market crashed, which resulted in a decrease of consumer spending and that meant less production were meant to be made; many people lost their jobs due to it. To help the economy recover from such a large impact, Franklin D. Roosevelt had begun the New Deal programs. The goal of the New …show more content…

Also, there was such a thing as a Second New Deal and that was also expensive. On December 7th, 1941 when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and the USA entered WWII was when the New Deal ended and the government/economy was involved in the war effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt had also served throughout the hardships of WWII. The peculiar thing about him is that when he was 39 (in 1921) he got diagnosed polio; polio is a virus that can cause paralysis in certain parts of the body- his legs and resulted in FDR unable to walk- instead he remained in a wheelchair. To heal him of the virus he bought the Warm Spring resort in Georgia and attended a countless number of therapies but unfortunately, none were effective. FDR later started the Warm Springs Foundation and started the March of Dimes program to find a cure for polio for others and learn how to prevent people from catching it. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born January 30th, 1882 in Hyde Park, New

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