Franklin D Roosevelt Sarah And Caroline

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Franklin D Roosevelt Sarah And Caroline

  1. 1. Franklin D. Roosevelt Our 32 nd President
  2. 2. What is the Purpose of This Power Point? <ul><li>The purpose of this power point is to teach you about Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidency during World War II. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who is Franklin D. Roosevelt? <ul><li>He was born January 30, 1882, in Hyde park, New York. </li></ul><ul><li>He married in 1905, to Anna Eleanor Roosevelt; the niece of Former president Theodore Roosevelt. </li></ul><ul><li>Anna and Franklin had six children, but only five survived infancy. </li></ul><ul><li>In August of 1921, Franklin D. Roosevelt was diagnosed with Polio. </li></ul>
  4. 4. United States entering WW II <ul><li>December 7, 1941, America enters World War II. </li></ul><ul><li>Roosevelt makes his speech addressing to congress requesting declaration of war…That was the day Japan Attacked Pearl Harbor. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pearl Harbor Speech <ul><li>FDR delivered his famous Pearl Harbor speech on December 8 th , 1941 </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to view the text of the speech </li></ul>
  6. 6. Helping the American People <ul><li>Without Franklin D Roosevelt’s optimistic attitude throughout the war, the American people would not have gotten through these tough times. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though he was paralyzed from the waist down, he still made the American People feel confident. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Radio Broadcast <ul><li>President Roosevelt made a series of national radio broadcasts to the American people called fireside chats. </li></ul><ul><li>These fireside chats were used to keep the American people updated on the war and to keep them calm. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Roosevelt’s Military Policies <ul><li>Not everyone agreed on Roosevelt’s military policies </li></ul><ul><li>He was blamed for the Pearl Harbor incident because people believe he left for the battle unprepared. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the time he was successful with his plans to keep alliances together and win battles. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Roosevelt Helps Foreign Countries <ul><li>When World War II broke out in Europe, Roosevelt called congress into special session to revise the Neutrality acts to permit Britain and France-to buy American arms on a “Cash-and-carry” basis </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cash-and-Carry Basis <ul><li>YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Roosevelt Helps the Foreign Countries continued.. <ul><li>Roosevelt convinced Congress to intensify defense preparations and to support Britain with “all aid short of war.” </li></ul><ul><li>In the fall of that year, Roosevelt sent 50 older destroyers to Britain, which feared an imminent German invasion, in exchange for eight naval bases </li></ul>
  12. 12. Roosevelt Helps Britain Help the United States <ul><li>Britain was running out of money during the war so Roosevelt started the Lend- Lease Act. </li></ul><ul><li>This allowed Britain to pay back the US in goods, military aid, </li></ul><ul><li>Roosevelt authorized the US Navy to protect the ships holding the goods used to pay back the US. </li></ul>
  13. 13. The “Grand Alliance” <ul><li>FDR moved to create The “Grand Alliance” was against the Axis powers through “The Declaration of United Nations,” </li></ul><ul><li>All nations fighting in the Axis agreed to make a separate peace and pledged them to a peacekeeping organization on victory. </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Declaration of United Nations <ul><li>The Declaration of United Nations was a document agreed by 26 governments declaring eachother as allies </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Signatures <ul><li>Republic of China, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United Kingdom, and the United states. </li></ul><ul><li>Signatures were added by Australia, Canada, Greece, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdoms, along with twelve others. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Roosevelt Speaks <ul><li>Roosevelt presents his annual message to the Congress, also known as the “Four Freedoms” speech. </li></ul><ul><li>Roosevelt stated these freedoms to be the freedom of speech and expression, the freedom of every person to worship God in his own way, the freedom from want, and the freedom of fear. </li></ul>

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