How Did Franklin D Roosevelt Shaped America

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, a champion in his own ways, was a great person who shaped America throughout the depression into what we now call home. Roosevelt changed America by declaring war on the depression because of the following:he is offering more jobs to the people who have none, he wants to help America, and he let them know that happiness doesn't lie in the possession of money. Roosevelt was a leader America had needed at the time and for years to come, but he couldn’t fix it all by himself; he needed the help of America’s homeowners and wealth distributors just as much as he needed the haggler’s. Roosevelt noted the job decrease in america and led a campaign to fix it. Roosevelt thought of the fact that there were way more homeless people than there should be as a solvable problem.”This is no unsolvable problem if we face it wisely and courageously”(Roosevelt). Roosevelt thought of plenty of ways to help fix the …show more content…

He was on a warpath for the greater good of America, so to speak. Roosevelt explained at his Inaugural Address that money didn't make people happy. The nation’s people could already tell Roosevelt was a man of his word, so they continued to listen as he started to speak about how money is not the key to happiness. He said during his speech that the money changers have fled from their high seats in the temple of our civilization; What he means by that is that most of the government/administration had given up give or take a few. “Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort”(Roosevelt). The man at the podium in front of millions understood America in a way nobody else

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