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    • Eleanor Roosevelt By Mandi H. -Speaking for those who couldn’t-
    • Many Accomplishments
      • Education
      • Social Worker
      • First Lady
      • NYA
      • NAACP
      • Red Cross
      • Civil Rights
    • Early Years She was a shy and awkward child, she got her education and became a social worker.
    • First Lady She married Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 17 1905 It was said that she greatly influenced Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency.
    • NYA Eleanor was an active supporter of the National Youth Administration.
    • NAACP Joined the National Association of Colored People until her death, and was very active in it.
    • Human Rights She was the force behind the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
    • War Efforts Mrs. Roosevelt volunteered for the Red Cross and was a great help to them. She also cared for many shell shocked soldiers. “ A woman is like a tea bag- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water” -Eleanor Roosevelt
    • The End “ You must do the thing you think you cannot do” “ It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself” “ I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision” “ Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself” “ Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both” “ The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience” -Eleanor Roosevelt