President Fdr Informative Speech

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“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Those are some of the lines from President FDR’s Inauguration speech. After watching a presidential film on FDR, it is evident why he is named the best president in the history of the United States of America. President Roosevelt led the nation through the greatest war, the greatest depression in history, and significantly prolonged the controls of the federal government through a sequence of programs and reforms known as the New Deal. President FDR was a man of laughter, a man who loved conversation, had a great sense of humor, and he was the man the American people trusted so much they elected him 4 times after first being elected as the 32nd United Stated president in 1933. President Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, New York on January 30th, 1882 to James and Sara Roosevelt. He was born in a very wealthy family, and grew up …show more content…

He formed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation which made the federal government the guarantor of the nation’s bank deposit instead of the bank themselves. He allowed farmers to refinance their loans, created public works program such as the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservative Corps. In addition, FDR also made the government accountable for the people, he initiated the Social Security System, forbidden child labor, introduced a minimum salary, and also commanded a 40 hour work week. FDR changed the role of the federal government in response to the Depression. As a result, FDR was reelected in 1936 by defeating Alf Landon. However, his second term was less successful than his first. The Supreme Court considered a great number of FDR’s New Deal unconstitutional. As a result, FDR proposed “packing” the Supreme Court with Justices who refused to step down after the age of

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