Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Most Dominant Political Figure Of The 20th Century

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt, one of the most dominant political figures of the 20th century. A president who extraordinarily served four terms brought the United States out of the infamous Great Depression and fought through the bloodiest war in history, also known as World War II. During his first year in office, he instituted a new legislation called “The New Deal”. This legislation would go on to help bring the United States out of the worst economic crisis in US history, the Great Depression. One of the most widely known acts that are still used and is quite controversial today is the Social Security Act, a law enacted in the “Second New Deal” in 1935. Before the law was enacted in 1935, there was no unemployment insurance for citizens
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