Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Roosevelt was born at his familys estate at Hyde Park, in Dutchess County, New York on January 30,1882. He was the only child of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt. James Roosevelt was a moderately successful businessman, with a variety of investments and a special interest in coal. He was also a conservative Democrat who … Read more

Franklin Delano Roosevelt – New Deal

“There are very few things that we can know before hand. We will try, and if we decide that we are wrong, we will have to change. ” –Franklin Delano Roosevelt about his promise of a New Deal for the forgotten man. ‘ These are the words of a courageous man who demonstrated inspiration and … Read more

President Franklin Roosevelt

The world has known many great leaders, especially in the post-Civil War era. Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King, Jr. , and Harry Truman all rank with the most prominent leaders of all time. However, in my opinion President Franklin Roosevelt made the most difference out of anybody in this century. He began a new era … Read more

FDR: The New Deal

The day finally came when the United States, emerging to become a world power, began to crumble. Called Black Thursday, this October 24, 1929 would be the start of The Great Depression, and the first test on the Communist influences that were present around the world (Schraff 17). Then in 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, FDR, … Read more