Franklin Delano Roosevelt32nd PresidentJanuary 30,1882- April 12, 1945By: Robert D. Harlan
FDR’s Political Career (New York)• In 1910 President Roosevelt was invited to runfor the New York State Senate Seat (age 28)• He broke away from the family tradition andjoined the Democratic party• In 1912 President Roosevelt was appointedAssistant Secretary of the Navy• In 1914, Franklin Roosevelt, decided to run forthe U.S. Senate seat for New York.
FDR’s Political Career (Federal)• Elected President in 1932• With the country mired in the depths of the GreatDepression, Roosevelt immediately acted to restorepublic confidence, proclaiming a bank holiday andspeaking directly to the public in a series of radiobroadcasts or “fireside chats”• Reelected by comfortable margins in 1936, 1940 and1944, President Roosevelt led the United States fromisolationism to victory over Nazi Germany and its allies inWorld War II• The only American president in history to be elected fourtimes
President Roosevelt’s “Let Me WarnYou Speech”• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3RHnKYNvx8
President RooseveltPearl Harbor Address• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VqQAf74fsE
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