Roosevelt's Inaugural Speech

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Have you ever heard this Inaugural address quote:” The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” Spoken during the worldwide economic depression? It comes from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a Democrat who won a record four presidential elections making him the longest-running president in US history. He helped the American people regain faith during the Great Depression and World War II, which ultimately led America to become the most powerful country in the world. Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in an old, wealthy Dutch family in New York. While growing up, he was surrounded by privilege and a sense of self-importance since his mother was a great model to him. Thanks to the education of tutors and governesses, he attended the elite
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