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    "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." When you think of Franklin Roosevelt, you think of his First lady. Eleanor Roosevelt started as a smart and strong willed girl in New York and grew to become one of the most influential first ladies in United States history. Growing up Eleanor encountered many hardships and troubles. She was born on October 11, 1884 in New York City, New York. Her parents were Elliot Roosevelt and Anna Rebecca Hall. Growing up she liked to

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    Introduction Although the role of First Lady has never been clearly defined, she has become a prominent figure in the political and social life of the nation. The prominence of the position provides a platform of influence on popular behavior and opinion; providing a model for how women should act, speak, and dress. The influence of first ladies has changed and evolved over time, becoming increasingly more instrumental and significant in the last century. As the first president’s wife to name her own

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    Eleanor Roosevelt was a Humanitarian because she was an advocate for human and civil rights, she taught at inner city schools and changed the way women were treated in the government. She was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. At age 15 Eleanor enrolled at Allenswood, a girls’ boarding school outside London, where she was taught by the French headmistress, Marie Souvestre. Souvestre was an advocate of social responsibility and independence for young women. Her curiosity and desire

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    president and the first lady today, have given our nation a tremendous impact compared to the past. Presidents in the past had given their vice presidents little authority. Presiding officer of the Senate they also served as a ceremonial assistant to the president that was was it. The First lady also known as the president 's wife also didn’t have a huge impact to our nation and government in the past. The first ladies role was to carry only ceremonial duties. Although the first lady’s role did change

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    two final candidates running for the U.S. presidency. The former First Lady, Michelle Obama showed her support for the Democratic presidential candidate by giving an emotional speech on Clinton’s campaign rally. This speech occurred in New Hampshire. In this paper, I’ll provide some information of the speech, discuss the main issues she addressed, and analyze the profound message of her speech. The former First Lady of the United States Michelle

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    First Ladies Roles

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    “I would desire that you Remember the Ladies” (Mayo 16), the ladies who have paved a path for all women to follow. Much more than a spouse, first ladies harbor indefinite tasks - helping push America forward. Through time, all forty-four first ladies have defined their own roles - fitting them to their own personality, interests and expectations of the generation. The first lady is more than simply the president 's wife. On occasion people consulted her on issues when they felt the president was

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    When people think of the names “Washington” or “Obama,” they typically think of our first and forty-fourth presidents, George Washington and Barack Obama, but they don’t usually think about our first and forty-fourth first ladies, Martha Washington and Michelle Obama. Both of them helped their husbands win the love of their countries and shape their time as president. They might have not been fully running our country, but they influenced the minds of the men who were. These two women were from two

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    This source report will be focusing on Eleanor Roosevelt and her impact on women’s roles in the United States. The historical period of this source will be the late 1800s to early 1900s, during this time is when Eleanor would make the most of her position within the White House to reach out and make a change. The bigger picture of this essay by Fran Burke is to show how much Eleanor Roosevelt impacted American society, through her input in politics to the humanitarian work that she did. Fran Burke

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    those to develop her own. Also during her mid-life, Nancy would fit Schaie’s approach of being in her prime (5). Nancy was a publicized volunteer for numerous organizations, along with raising four children and protecting the President of the United States. Although it cannot truly be determined, it can still be thought that despite the slowing of Nancy’s central nervous system she still was very wise (5). During her fall in 2008, she still was able to process the information that the physical therapists

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    inferior without consent"(Roosevelt). Eleanor Roosevelt is a hero because no matter what she always cared for the citizens of the United States. Some of Roosevelt’s greatest accomplishments were the human rights, assisting Franklin with his disease and writing "My Day" along with her speaking as a first lady. Eleanor Roosevelt was passionate about fighting for human rights. First, she lobbied the rights on behalf of African Americans and Native Americans. Mrs. Roosevelt became active in the national

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    The progressive era which lasted from 1890-1920 in American society was the institution of radical reforms brought about by the millions of Americans involved in volunteer organizations across the country. During this time Americans worked to create solutions to the problems caused by the rapid industrialization and urbanization of the country. The progressive era was not a single movement, but rather a collection of movements all of which were intended to improve the lives of Americans. This was

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    and the precedent she had on the role of the first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the most influential women in American history. Winfield, unlike many other authors who write on the topic, does not spend an extensive amount of time focusing on Eleanor’s works in organizations and charities. However, Winfield chooses to support her argument by supplying ample information concerning the precedent Eleanor left not only on the role of the first lady, but also on the role of the American woman. Although

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    Top 10 Trailblazing First Ladies Another presidential election is now in the books. Whether you are happy, sad or just indifferent to the outcome, the White House will shortly have a new First Lady (or in this case, a stand-in First Daughter). We have had 46 First Ladies (Link 1). While every President was not married, every President had someone serve as First Lady and two Presidents had two First Ladies as they remarried in office. The role of First Lady is often overlooked, since it is neither

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    Hello America! It is me your first and favorite president of the Beautiful United States. As the first women president I promised to make this country a safer and more efficient place to live. And by doing that we have to make obvious changes to the way we live and treat our environment. It is our duty to help our environment in every way possible even it means doing things the hard way. Now, as all you may know I am a strong activist for the care of our Earth and environment. A lot of the recent

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    Nursing Home Observation

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    moved on to another topic. Both of their expressions are very relaxed. They are smiling and laughing. Mom is using a lot of gestures. Behind them and see an older African American lady walking. She 's using a walker. Also a nurse is guiding her. Her hand is on the small of her back and the other is on her right forearm. The lady has gotten tired, because when they came to a chair she sits down. My mom is finished. She walks towards me with a smile on her face. I get up and we head to my grandmother’s

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    Widows with Small Children in 1805.”(historythings.com)  The Hamilton home was lost but, since Eliza became apart of this organization she was able to receive the funds to keep the house. She was a cofounder of the Orphan Asylum Society which was the first orphanage in New York. In 1821 Eliza was promoted to head directress, yet her reign did not end until 1848. After the death of her husband in 1802, Eliza dedicated her life to spreading the legacy of her husband's. She and her children contributed

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    To understand, spiritual values are based on two foundations, the first foundation is about exceeding and transcending self, while the second foundation involves the belief that the activities that are carried out by the leader are not just for profit, or for the economic benefits, but are also to promote certain values

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    Let Girls Learn In her efforts to raise awareness for women’s rights at the Let Girls Learn event in early 2016, Michelle Obama, an American lawyer and the first African American First Lady of the Unites States, strategically writes her speech to display the conditions girls around the world endure to live a life without the simple right to an education. She develops her speech through the use of gratitude as a connection to the public, an appeal to pathos and the final shift in tense to establish

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    Michelle Obama: For girls, a heartbreaking loss -- and an opportunity Many girls all over the world do not have access to an education, and the first lady of the U.S., Michelle Obama, argues that people should support girls’ education since these poor adolescents deserve a right to a proper education in her article, “Michelle Obama: For girls, a heartbreaking loss -- and an opportunity”. Michelle Obama presents stories, examples, statistics, and explanations to adequately support her thesis. Obama

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    Eleanor Roosevelt Hero

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    role of first lady into more than just greeting guests at the White House has definitely shown that Eleanor Roosevelt is truly an influential hero in U.S History. One of Eleanor Roosevelt’s heroic actions was that she proved to society that women can handle many responsibilities. Before her position as first lady, she was involved with

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