Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

  1. 1. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Alex H.
  2. 2. Childhood <ul><li>born to a wealthy, and privileged family </li></ul><ul><li>home schooled till the age of fourteen </li></ul>
  3. 3. Studies <ul><li>Graduated from Harvard University with a BA in history in 1903. </li></ul><ul><li>While studying he became engaged to Eleanor Roosevelt. </li></ul><ul><li>Attended Columbia University Law, passing bar examinations in 1907. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Practices <ul><li> Practiced law with New York law firm for three years. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Illness <ul><ul><li>Became seriously ill with Poliomyelitis (Polio). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lost use of his legs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Political Life <ul><li>In 1910 was elected to the New York Senate </li></ul><ul><li>Became Governor of New York. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  7. 7. Great Depression <ul><li>Establishes New Deal program. </li></ul><ul><li>Social Security </li></ul><ul><li>Heavier taxes on wealthy </li></ul>
  8. 8. World War II <ul><li>Japanese Surprise attack December 7, 1941. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Life After Presidency <ul><li>led United States through World War II, and Great Depression. </li></ul><ul><li>untimely death. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Quotes <ul><li>If you treat people right they will treat you right…ninety percent of the time. </li></ul><ul><li>Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. </li></ul><ul><li>It is fun to be in the same decade as you. </li></ul><ul><li>When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, you do not wait till he has struck to crush him. </li></ul><ul><li>There is nothing I love more than a good fight. </li></ul>

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