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Franklin D. Roosevelt


In office
March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945
Vice President John N. Garner (1933–1941)
Henry A. Wallace (1941–1945)
Harry S. Truman (1945)
Preceded by Herbert Hoover
Succeeded by Harry S. Truman

In office
January 1, 1929 – December 31, 1932
Lieutenant Herbert H. Lehman
Preceded by Alfred E. Smith
Succeeded by Herbert H. Lehman

In office
1913–1920
President Woodrow Wilson

In office
January 1, 1911 – March 17, 1913
Constituency Dutchess County

Born January 30, 1882(1882-01-30)
Hyde Park, New York
Died April 12, 1945 (aged 63)
Warm Springs, Georgia
Resting place Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Hyde Park, New York
Birth name Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Eleanor Roosevelt
Children Anna Roosevelt Halsted
James Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. (III)
Elliott Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.
John Aspinwall Roosevelt
Alma mater Harvard University
Columbia Law School
Occupation Lawyer (Corporate)
Religion Episcopal
Signature
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Date of origin 17th century
Shield Three roses one in pale and two in saltire gules barbed seeded slipped and leaved proper.
Crest and mantle Upon a torse argent and gules, Three ostrich plumes each per pale gules and argent, the mantling gules doubled argent.
.Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945; pronounced /ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROE-zə-velt) was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.^ President of the United States March 4, 1933 Template:Ndash April 12, 1945 .

^ The picture story of Franklin Delano Roosevelt .
  • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

^ For years Roosevelt worked to awaken the United States to the dangers of war.
  • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

.The only American president elected to more than two terms, he was often referred to by his initials, FDR.^ He became the only president of the US who was elected for a third term.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Elected to four terms in office, he served from 1933 to 1945, and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882)/Biography - Familypedia 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC familypedia.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ FDR also reshaped the American presidency.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

.Roosevelt won his first of four presidential elections in 1932, while the United States was in the depths of the Great Depression.^ United States presidential candidates, 1944 .

^ Roosevelt to Roosevelt: the United States in the twentieth century .
  • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

^ United States presidential candidates, 1936 .

.FDR's combination of optimism and economic activism is often credited with keeping the country's economic crisis from developing into a political crisis.^ They often worked in the low-paying industrial jobs that disappeared during the economic crisis.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ FDR so dominated American politics that he almost single-handedly launched the Democratic Party into a position of prolonged political dominance..
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ FDR told Americans that only by working together could the nation overcome the economic crisis, a sharp contrast to Hoover's paeans to American individualism in the face of the depression.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

.He led the United States through most of World War II, and died in office of a cerebral hemorrhage, shortly before the war ended.^ World War II was in full swing.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Roosevelt diplomacy and World War II. .

^ World War II had begun.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

.Roosevelt named his approach to the economic situation the New Deal; it consisted of legislation pushed through Congress as well as executive orders.^ Roosevelt's program was called the "New Deal."
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum - Roosevelt Facts and Figures: 101 Questions 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Executive reorganization and reform in the New Deal, the genesis of administrative management, 1900-1939.

^ This fantastic growth resulted largely from changes in American politics and economics wrought by the Great Depression and the New Deal.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

.Executive orders included the bank holiday declared when he first came to office; legislation created new government agencies, such as the Works Progress Administration and the National Recovery Administration, with the intent of creating new jobs for the unemployed.^ WPA , Works Progress Administration, 1935 .
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum - Roosevelt Facts and Figures: 101 Questions 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The NIRA created two new agencies, the Public Works Administration (PWA) and the National Recovery Administration (NRA).
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ NRA , National Recovery Administration, 1933 .
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.Other legislation provided direct assistance to individuals, such as the Social Security Act.^ Subsequently, these recommendations were written into law when the amendments to the Social Security Act were adopted on August 11, 1939 (see Item 109, 1939 volume).
  • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ In 1934 I appointed a committee called the Committee on Economic Security made up of Government officials to study the whole problem of economic and social security and to develop a legislative program for the same.
  • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ Also, the health provisions of the Social Security Act are now inadequate to cover the costs of medical care and provide for temporary or permanent disability.
  • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

.As World War II began in 1939, with Japanese occupation of countries on the western Pacific rim and the rise of Hitler in Germany, FDR kept the US on an ostensibly neutral course.^ World War II was in full swing.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Roosevelt diplomacy and World War II. .

^ World War II had begun.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

.In March 1941, Roosevelt provided Lend-Lease aid to the countries fighting against Nazi Germany, with Great Britain the recipient of the most assistance.^ When Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, Roosevelt extended Lend-Lease to the Soviets.

^ Roosevelt was already providing military aid to the Allies by the Lend Lease program.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ When Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, Roosevelt extended Lend-Lease to the Soviets.
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.With the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Roosevelt immediately asked for and received a declaration of war against Japan.^ Japanese forces made their surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
  • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Pearl Harbor: Roosevelt and the coming of the war.

^ Roosevelt signing the declaration of war against Germany, 11 December 1941.
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.Germany subsequently declared war on the United States on December 11, 1941. The nearly total mobilization of the US economy to support the war effort caused a rapid economic recovery.^ By the fall of 1941, Germany and the United States were at war in all but name.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ On December 11, 1941, this strategic Europe First decision was made easier to implement when Germany and Italy declared war on the United States.

^ War with Japan (December 9, 1941) WH .
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.Roosevelt dominated the American political scene, not only during the twelve years of his presidency, but for decades afterwards.^ His presidency -- which spanned twelve years -- was unparalleled, not only in length but in scope.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ That same year, Roosevelt received the Democratic Party's nomination for vice president and joined the ticket of presidential candidate James M. Cox.
  • http://iarchives.nysed.gov/xtf/view?docId=13682-82A.xml 27 January 2010 23:54 UTC iarchives.nysed.gov [Source type: Academic]

^ That is the only American principle.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

.FDR's coalition melded together such disparate elements as Southern whites and African Americans in the cities of the North.^ According to Henrietta Nesbitt, the White House housekeeper, FDR had very simple American tastes in foods; he liked foods "he could dig into."
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^ The employment situation for African Americans in the urban North was only marginally better for the growing black middle class.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ FDR told Americans that only by working together could the nation overcome the economic crisis, a sharp contrast to Hoover's paeans to American individualism in the face of the depression.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

.Roosevelt's political impact also resonated on the world stage long after his death, with the United Nations and Bretton Woods as examples of his administration's wide ranging impact.^ A widely sought-after speaker at political meetings and at various institutions, she showed particular interest in such humanitarian concerns of the New Deal as the National Youth Administration, child welfare, slum-clearance projects, and equal rights.
  • Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt Collection | Archives and Special Collections, Brandeis University 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC lts.brandeis.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “I do not look upon the United States as a finished product.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Stalin supported Roosevelt's plan for the United Nations and promised to enter the war against Japan 90 days after Germany was defeated.

.Roosevelt is consistently rated by scholars as one of the greatest U.S. Presidents.^ Roosevelt has been consistently ranked by scholars as one of the greatest U.S. Presidents .

^ A 1999 survey by C-SPAN found that by a wide margin academic historians consider Abraham Lincoln , George Washington and Roosevelt the three greatest presidents, consistent with other surveys.

^ Rabinowitz was outraged that Edward Crane, president of the Cato Institute, had dared to refer to her hero as “a lousy president.” No, she insisted, Roosevelt was a great one.
  • FDR: The Man, the Leader, the Legacy: Publications: The Independent Institute 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.independent.org [Source type: Original source]

Contents

1932 presidential election

.Roosevelt's strong base in the most populous state made him an obvious candidate for the Democratic nomination, which was hotly contested since it seemed that incumbent Herbert Hoover would be vulnerable in the 1932 election.^ Main article: United States presidential election, 1932 Roosevelt's strong base in the most populous state made him an obvious candidate for the Democratic nomination, which was hotly contested since it seemed that incumbent Herbert Hoover would be vulnerable in the 1932 election .

^ The Democrats once more nominated Roosevelt.
  • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Dissatisfied with President Herbert Hoover's economic programs, the people elected Franklin D. Roosevelt as their president in 1932 after a campaign that promised activism and "bold persistent experimentation."  Early on in his administration he assembled the best minds in the country to advise him.
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.Al Smith was supported by some city bosses, but had lost control of the New York Democratic party to Roosevelt.^ Roosevelt returned to New York City and joined a law firm.
  • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Roosevelt soon became a popular figure among New York Democrats.
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^ Al Smith was supported by some city bosses, but had lost control of the New York Democratic party to Roosevelt.
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Roosevelt built his own national coalition with personal allies such as newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, Irish leader Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and California leader William Gibbs McAdoo. .When Texas leader John Nance Garner switched to FDR, he was given the presidential nomination.^ When Texas leader John Nance Garner switched to FDR, he was given the presidential nomination.

^ While FDR did not enter the Democratic convention in Chicago with the necessary two-thirds of the delegates, he managed to secure them after promising Garner the vice-presidential nomination.
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^ In return for bringing the Garner delegates into the Roosevelt camp, Garner could have the vice-presidential nomination.
  • FDR: The Man, the Leader, the Legacy: Publications: The Independent Institute 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.independent.org [Source type: Original source]

In his acceptance speech, Roosevelt declared:
.Throughout the nation men and women, forgotten in the political philosophy of the Government, look to us here for guidance and for more equitable opportunity to share in the distribution of national wealth...^ Throughout the nation men and women, forgotten in the political philosophy of the Government, look to us here for guidance and for more equitable opportunity to share in the distribution of national wealth ...

^ For charity literally translated from the original means love, the love that understands, that does not merely share the wealth of the giver, but in true sympathy helps men to help themselves.
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^ Among these was, and is, the security of the men, women, and children of the Nation against certain hazards and vicissitudes of life.
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.I pledge you, I pledge myself to a new deal for the American people...^ He said, "I pledge myself to a new deal.
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^ The New Deal: a people's capitalism .
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^ I pledge you, I pledge myself to a new deal for the American people...

.This is more than a political campaign.^ This is more than a political campaign; it is a call to arms."
  • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

^ As the editor-in-chief for more than twenty years Rabinowitch maintained the Bulletin's quality and independence as a forum for discussion of scientific issues with social and political implications.
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^ Eleanor and Franklin's relationship was thereafter more of a political and social partnership than a loving and passionate marriage.
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It is a call to arms.
[1]
.The election campaign was conducted under the shadow of the Great Depression in the United States, and the new alliances which it created.^ The election campaign was conducted under the shadow of the Great Depression in the United States , and the new alliances which it created.

^ Proceedings at the Ceremony in Commemoration of the 115th Anniversary of the Commencement of the 1st Congress of the United States under the Constitution; March 4, 1939.
  • Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt Collection | Archives and Special Collections, Brandeis University 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC lts.brandeis.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ This fantastic growth resulted largely from changes in American politics and economics wrought by the Great Depression and the New Deal.
  • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

.Roosevelt and the Democratic Party mobilized the expanded ranks of the poor as well as organized labor, ethnic minorities, urbanites, and Southern whites, crafting the New Deal coalition.^ Roosevelt and the Democratic Party mobilized the expanded ranks of the poor as well as organized labor, ethnic minorities, urbanites, and Southern whites, crafting the New Deal coalition .
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^ Roosevelt's program was called the "New Deal."
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^ Roosevelt's administration redefined liberalism for subsequent generations and realigned the Democratic Party based on his New Deal coalition of labor unions; farmers; ethnic, religious and racial minorities; intellectuals; the South ; big city machines ; and the poor and workers on relief.
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.During the campaign, Roosevelt said: "I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people", coining a slogan that was later adopted for his legislative program as well as his new coalition.^ He said, "I pledge myself to a new deal.
  • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

^ The New Deal: a people's capitalism .
  • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

^ The American people awaited Roosevelt's solution.
  • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

[2]
Economist Marriner Eccles observed that "given later developments, the campaign speeches often read like a giant misprint, in which Roosevelt and Hoover speak each other's lines."[3] Roosevelt denounced Hoover's failures to restore prosperity or even halt the downward slide, and he ridiculed Hoover's huge deficits. .Roosevelt campaigned on the Democratic platform advocating "immediate and drastic reductions of all public expenditures," "abolishing useless commissions and offices, consolidating bureaus and eliminating extravagances reductions in bureaucracy," and for a "sound currency to be maintained at all hazards."^ Roosevelt campaigned on the Democratic platform advocating "immediate and drastic reductions of all public expenditures," "abolishing useless commissions and offices, consolidating bureaus and eliminating extravagances reductions in bureaucracy," and for a "sound currency to be maintained at all hazards."

^ Roosevelt advocated “immediate and drastic reductions of all public expenditures," "abolishing useless commissions and offices, c o n s o l i d at i n g bu re a u s a n d e l i m i n a t i n g e x t r av a g a n c e s reductions in bureaucracy," and for a "sound currency to be maintained at all hazards."
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Roosevelt was elected Governor by a narrow margin, and came to office in 1929 as a reform Democrat.
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.On September 23, Roosevelt made the gloomy evaluation that, "Our industrial plant is built; the problem just now is whether under existing conditions it is not overbuilt.^ Our industrial plant is built; the problem just now is whether under existing conditions it is not overbuilt.
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^ On September 23, Roosevelt made the gloomy evaluation that, "Our industrial plant is built; the problem just now is whether under existing conditions it is not overbuilt.
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^ It has forced many of our great industrial institutions who exported their surplus production to such countries, to establish plants in such countries, within the tariff walls.
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.Our last frontier has long since been reached."^ Our last frontier has long since been reached."

^ Our last frontier has long since been reached, and there is practically no more free land.
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[4] .Hoover damned that pessimism as a denial of "the promise of American life ...^ Hoover damned that pessimism as a denial of "the promise of American life ...

^ Hoover damned that pessimism as a denial of "the promise of American life .
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the counsel of despair."[5] .The prohibition issue solidified the wet vote for Roosevelt, who noted that repeal would bring in new tax revenues.^ The prohibition issue solidified the wet vote for Roosevelt, who noted that repeal would bring in new tax revenues.

^ He repealed prohibition which gave new tax revenues to the country.
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^ Roosevelt introduced new taxes that affected all income groups.

.Roosevelt won 57% of the vote and carried all but six states.^ Roosevelt won 57% of the vote and carried all but six states.

^ At the polls he carried all but six states.
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^ On election day, FDR won 55 percent of the popular vote and the electoral votes of thirty-eight states.
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.Historians and political scientists consider the 1932-36 elections a realigning election that created a new majority coalition for the Democrats, thus transforming American politics and starting what is called the "New Deal Party System" or (by political scientists) the Fifth Party System.^ The New Deal Democrats won even larger majorities in Congress.
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^ Roosevelt won four presidential elections in a row, causing a realignment that political scientists call the Fifth Party System .
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^ The New Deal was created in the early 1930’s!
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[6]
.After the election, Roosevelt refused Hoover's requests for a meeting to come up with a joint program to stop the downward spiral and calm investors, claiming it would tie his hands.^ After the election, Roosevelt refused Hoover's requests for a meeting to come up with a joint program to stop the downward spiral, claiming it would tie his hands.
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^ After the election, Roosevelt refused Hoover's requests for a meeting to come up with a joint program to stop the downward spiral and calm investors, claiming it would tie his hands.

^ Smith, still smarting from his humiliating defeat in 1928 at the hands of Herbert Hoover, felt that his last, golden opportunity had come.
  • FDR: The Man, the Leader, the Legacy: Publications: The Independent Institute 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.independent.org [Source type: Original source]

.The economy spiralled downward until the banking system began a complete nationwide shutdown as Hoover's term ended.^ The economy spiralled downward until the banking system began a complete nationwide shutdown as Hoover's term ended.

^ FDR didn’t redo the economy when he had his banking holiday and Hoover didn’t federalize the banking system when he created the Reconstruction Finance Corporation.
  • Think Progress » Rep. Steve Austria: FDR caused the Great Depression. 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

^ Reform meant long-term fixes of what was wrong, especially with the financial and banking systems.

[7] .In February 1933, Roosevelt escaped a possible assassination attempt by Giuseppe Zangara (which killed Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak sitting next to him).^ In February 1933, Roosevelt escaped an assassination attempt by Giuseppe Zangara (which killed Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak sitting next to him).

^ Stalin looking stony faced sitting next to him.
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^ When Roosevelt, seated in an open touring car, addressed a crowd of thousands, Cermak found himself next to the president-elect.
  • FDR: The Man, the Leader, the Legacy: Publications: The Independent Institute 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.independent.org [Source type: Original source]

[8] .Roosevelt leaned heavily on his "Brain Trust" of academic advisors, especially Raymond Moley when designing his policies; he offered cabinet positions to numerous candidates (sometimes two at a time), but most declined.^ Roosevelt leaned heavily on his "Brain Trust" of academic advisors, especially Raymond Moley when designing his policies; he offered cabinet positions to numerous candidates (sometimes two at a time), but most declined.
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^ This sometimes exasperated academic advisors like Moley, who marveled at Franklin’s ability to assert categorically several contradictory things at the same time.
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^ Loewenheim, Francis L. et al, eds; Roosevelt and Churchill: Their Secret Wartime Correspondence (1975) Moley, Raymond.
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.The cabinet member with the strongest independent base was Cordell Hull at State.^ The cabinet member with the strongest independent base was Cordell Hull at State.

^ Secretary of State Cordell Hull, 1933-1944 Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., 1944-1945 .
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^ Yet before the United States entered the war, Secretary of State Cordell Hull frequently called the German envoy on the carpet for the Nazi persecution of the Jews.
  • FDR: The Man, the Leader, the Legacy: Publications: The Independent Institute 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.independent.org [Source type: Original source]

William Hartman Woodin at Treasury, was soon replaced by the much more powerful Henry Morgenthau, Jr.[9]

References

Notes

  1. ^ Roosevelt's Nomination Address, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
  2. ^ Great Speeches, Franklin D Roosevelt (1999) at 17.
  3. ^ Kennedy, 102.
  4. ^ Great Speeches, Franklin D Roosevelt (1999).
  5. ^ More, The Politics of Economic Growth in Postwar America, (2002) p. 5.
  6. ^ Bernard Sternsher, "The Emergence of the New Deal Party System: A Problem in Historical Analysis of Voter Behavior," Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Summer, 1975), pp. 127-149
  7. ^ Gibbs, Nancy (November 10, 2008). "When New President Meets Old, It's Not Always Pretty". TIME. http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1857862,00.html. 
  8. ^ Freidel (1973) 3:170–73
  9. ^ Freidel (1973) v. 4:145ff

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There is a mysterious cycle in human events.
^ "Roosevelt said, "There is a mysterious cycle in human events.
  • Amazon.com: President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) - the Best Books and DVDs 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ There is a mysterious cycle in human events.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “There is a mysterious cycle in human events.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

.To some generations much is given.^ To some generations much is given.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]
  • Amazon.com: President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) - the Best Books and DVDs 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

.Of other generations much is expected.^ Of other generations much is expected.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]
  • Amazon.com: President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) - the Best Books and DVDs 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.
.Franklin Delano Roosevelt (30 January 188212 April 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States.^ President of the United States March 4, 1933 Template:Ndash April 12, 1945 .

^ The picture story of Franklin Delano Roosevelt .
  • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

^ Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR , was the 32nd President of the United States .

.Elected to four terms in office, he served from 1933 to 1945, and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms.^ He served from 1933-1945, and is the only President to serve more than two terms.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt at AllExperts 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC en.allexperts.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He became the only president of the US who was elected for a third term.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ He was the only president elected to four consecutive terms of office.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. – FREE Roosevelt, Franklin D. information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Roosevelt, Franklin D. research 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He was husband to Eleanor Roosevelt.^ Eleanor Roosevelt, whose public goal of "four equalities" at home "prefigured and then subsequently echoed her husband's four freedoms," played a central role in these negotiations.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt, "1941 State of the Union Address"("The Four Freedoms")(6 January 1941) 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.voicesofdemocracy.umd.edu [Source type: Original source]

^ As her husband progressed in the world of politics, Eleanor Roosevelt changed from a shy, self-effacing girl to a poised and self-confident woman.
  • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

^ This was an early instance of the extraordinary role that Eleanor Roosevelt played in her husband's administrations.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. – FREE Roosevelt, Franklin D. information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Roosevelt, Franklin D. research 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation.
I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.
This is preeminently the time to speak the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly.
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Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people.
^ Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Let us move forward with strong and active faith.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ It is a measure which should be so emphatically rejected that its parallel will never again be presented to the free representatives of the free people of America.

A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
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The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
  • The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation.^ Security for those who need it.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Prosperity already tests the persistence of our progressive purpose.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .It is common sense to take a method and try it: If it fails, admit it frankly and try another.^ If it fails, admit it frankly and try another.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .But above all, try something.
    The millions who are in want will not stand by silently forever while the things to satisfy their needs are within easy reach.^ "The millions who are in want will not stand by silently forever while the things to satisfy their needs are within easy reach."
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But above all, try something.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The millions who are in want will not stand by silently forever while the things to satisfy their needs are within easy reach.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    We need enthusiasm, imagination and the ability to face facts, even unpleasant ones, bravely. .We need to correct, by drastic means if necessary, the faults in our economic system from which we now suffer.^ Batt (SOF): It was a heartening thing to me...to find our great friend & neighbor had recovered her economic health to the point where she can now stand on her own feet...
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "Neo-conservatives" means a group of people, who often were of Jewish and Trotskyist backgrounds, who are now running our government, under Cheney, who went over to Nazism.
    • Fight Fascism, the Way Franklin Roosevelt Did, by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.larouchepub.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ And, you know, you would think by now -- I mean, you saw what happened to your 401(k) after they pumped $700 billion dollars into the system.
    • Conservative media react to talk of Obama-led economic recovery by attacking FDR and New Deal | Media Matters for America 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC mediamatters.org [Source type: News]

    We need the courage of the young. .Yours is not the task of making your way in the world, but the task of remaking the world which you will find before you.^ I am out to sing songs that will prove to you that this is your world and that if it has hit you pretty hard and knocked you for a dozen loops, no matter what color, what size you are, how you are built, I am out to sing the songs that make you take pride in yourself and in your work.
    • *�*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Book of Days | January 30| Wilhelm Gustloff Calves'-Head Club, Andrew Jackson assassination attempt, Christine Keeler, Charles execution 27 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.wilsonsalmanac.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I was going to say “another Republican who doesnt know what the fcuk he’s talking about.” I should say, when you find a republican that makes sense let me know.
    • Think Progress » Rep. Steve Austria: FDR caused the Great Depression. 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

    ^ You who are interested in seeing that unemployment insurance is established on a nationwide basis should make your plans accordingly.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    .May every one of us be granted the courage, the faith and the vision to give the best that is in us to that remaking!^ And, O Lord, give us faith.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ May He protect each and every one of us.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ May He protect each and every one of us!
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]
    • FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC caps.fool.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
  • I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.
    • Speech accepting the Democratic Party nomination in Chicago, Illinois (2 July 1932)
  • I'm just afraid that I may not have the strength to do this job.^ "I pledge you, I pledge myself," he declared to the assembled delegates, "to a new deal for the American people."
    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. – FREE Roosevelt, Franklin D. information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Roosevelt, Franklin D. research 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ These are the kinds of people you are dealing with.
    • Fight Fascism, the Way Franklin Roosevelt Did, by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.larouchepub.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ FDR then broke with tradition and flew to Chicago by airplane to accept the nomination in person, promising delegates "a new deal for the American people."
    • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

    .After you leave me tonight, Jimmy, I am going to pray.^ I am a Christian and a Democrat, that's all.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “After you leave me tonight, Jimmy, I am going to pray.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I hope that you will pray for me, too, Jimmy.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt to his son “Are you laboring under the impression that I read these memoranda of yours?
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I am going to pray that God will help me, that he will give me the strength and the guidance to do this job and to do it right.^ I am going to pray that God will help me, that he will give me the strength and the guidance to do this job and to do it right.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ President-elect Barack Obama has promised to give America "FDR, part II." God help us all.
    • FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC caps.fool.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Contrary to the usual belief, you can get infrastructure programs going pretty quickly, and by giving relief to state and local government, you get help on the way instantaneously.
    • Conservative media react to talk of Obama-led economic recovery by attacking FDR and New Deal | Media Matters for America 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC mediamatters.org [Source type: News]

    .I hope that you will pray for me, too, Jimmy.^ I hope that you will pray for me, too, Jimmy.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt to his son “Are you laboring under the impression that I read these memoranda of yours?
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
  • This is preeminently the time to speak the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly. Nor need we shrink from honestly facing conditions in our country today.^ The picture story of Franklin Delano Roosevelt .
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ Franklin D. Roosevelt for vice-president .
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the great liberal .
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

    .This great Nation will endure as it has endured, will revive and will prosper.^ This great nation will endure as it has endured, will revive and will prosper.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]
    • FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC caps.fool.com [Source type: Original source]

    .So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.^ The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
    • Daily Kos: State of the Nation 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ So first of all let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself .
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    .In every dark hour of our national life a leadership of frankness and vigor has met with that understanding and support of the people themselves which is essential to victory.^ In every dark hour of our national life a leadership of frankness and vigor has met with that understanding and support of the people themselves which is essential to victory.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]
    • FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC caps.fool.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The health of the people is a public concern; ill health is a major cause of suffering, economic loss, and dependency; good health is essential to the security and progress of the Nation.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The establishment of sound means toward a greater future economic security of the American people is dictated by a prudent consideration of the hazards involved in our national life.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • First Inaugural Address (4 March 1933); part of this is often misquoted as "We have nothing to fear but fear itself". Such expressions date back to ancient times, and Julius Caesar is said to have told his wife Calpurnia "We have not to fear anything, except fear itself" in response to a dream she had indicating that he was in danger the night prior to his assassination.
  • Confidence...^ Consider, for instance, his first inaugural address in 1933.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt, "1941 State of the Union Address"("The Four Freedoms")(6 January 1941) 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.voicesofdemocracy.umd.edu [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Franklin D. Roosevelt , First inaugural address, March 4, 1933 .
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ FDR First Inaugural, 1933 Broadside.
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

    thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. .Without them it cannot live.
  • Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.^ Consider, for instance, his first inaugural address in 1933.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt, "1941 State of the Union Address"("The Four Freedoms")(6 January 1941) 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.voicesofdemocracy.umd.edu [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Excerpts from President Roosevelt's first inaugural address, March 4, 1933.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum - Motion Pictures in the Public Domain 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu [Source type: General]

    ^ Franklin D. Roosevelt , First inaugural address, March 4, 1933 .
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • First Inaugural Address (4 March 1933)
  • There seems to be no question that [Mussolini] is really interested in what we are doing and I am much interested and deeply impressed by what he has accomplished and by his evidenced honest purpose of restoring Italy.^ Consider, for instance, his first inaugural address in 1933.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt, "1941 State of the Union Address"("The Four Freedoms")(6 January 1941) 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.voicesofdemocracy.umd.edu [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There is no evidence to support this theory.
    • Any info about Franklin Roosevelt? - Yahoo! Answers 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Franklin D. Roosevelt , First inaugural address, March 4, 1933 .
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Comment in early 1933 about Benito Mussolini to US Ambassador to Italy Breckinridge Long, as quoted in Three New Deals : Reflections on Roosevelt's America, Mussolini's Italy, and Hitler's Germany, 1933-1939 (2006) by Wolfgang Schivelbusch, p.^ The history of the New Deal, 1933-1938 .
      • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

      ^ Three New Deals: Reflections on Roosevelts America, Mussolinis Italy, and Hitlers Germany, 1933-1939 .
      • Franklin D 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.kipnotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ The New Deal in action, 1933-1939 .
      • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

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  • No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country.^ For their loyalty Continues: right to work and his right to live.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ They are made by human beings.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “If we can boondoggle ourselves out of this depression, that word is going to be enshrined in the hearts of the American people for years to come.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 10 “It isn't sufficient just to want - you've got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Prosperous farmers mean more employment, more prosperity for the workers and the business men of every industrial area in the whole country.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Our national debt after all is an internal debt owed not only by the Nation but to the Nation.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Dewey, no less than Roosevelt, was for the idea.
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

  • The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson — and I am not wholly excepting the Administration of W. W. The country is going through a repetition of Jackson's fight with the Bank of the United States — only on a far bigger and broader basis.
  • I don't mind telling you in confidence that I am keeping in fairly close touch with that admirable Italian gentleman.^ Before I close, I want to tell you of the interest and pleasure with which I look forward to the trip on which I hope to start in a few days.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ You really do operate with your eyes closed, don't you?

    ^ Bee, Don't you remember, Enzo the Baker's Helper in the Godfather was an Italian POW who wanted to stay here and become a citizen?
    • Hitler, Mussolini, Roosevelt - Reason Magazine 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC reason.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Comment on Benito Mussolini in 1933, as quoted in Three New Deals : Reflections on Roosevelt's America, Mussolini's Italy, and Hitler's Germany, 1933-1939 (2006) by Wolfgang Schivelbusch, p.^ The history of the New Deal, 1933-1938 .
      • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

      ^ Three New Deals: Reflections on Roosevelts America, Mussolinis Italy, and Hitlers Germany, 1933-1939 .
      • Franklin D 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.kipnotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ The New Deal in action, 1933-1939 .
      • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

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  • Yes, we are on the way back — not by mere chance, not by a turn of the cycle.^ In a letter to a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, FDR wrote- " I hope your committee will not permit doubt as to Constitutionality, however reasonable, to block the suggested legislation."
    • FDR Scandal Page 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC famguardian.org [Source type: Original source]
    • FDR Scandal Page 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC whatreallyhappened.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The General revealed the details of the coup attempt in sworn testimony before the "McCormack-Dickstein" Committee (the predecessor of the soon to be infamous "House Un-American Affairs Committee": This House committee was named after its chairman and vice chairman, John W. McCormack and Samuel Dickstein.
    • Daily Kos: State of the Nation 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ John L. Spivak, the reporter who unearthed the suppression in the Congressional transcripts, challenged Committee Co-chairman Samuel Dickstein of New York with his evidence.
    • Daily Kos: State of the Nation 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

    .We are coming back more soundly than ever before because we planned it that way, and don't let anybody tell you differently.
  • Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people.^ Let us move forward with strong and active faith.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ In a way (as you said grassroots) that had never been done before.
    • FDR’s War for Indian Independence - Sepia Mutiny 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.sepiamutiny.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ It was more than numbers backing Roosevelt.
    • FDR's Expansion of the Presidency 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC cstl-cla.semo.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
  • The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
  • The Nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.^ The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Essay on Roosevelt's Second inaugural address .
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ (Since 1937, presidents have been inaugurated in January.
    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. – FREE Roosevelt, Franklin D. information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Roosevelt, Franklin D. research 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • Letter to all State Governors on a Uniform Soil Conservation Law (26 February 1937)
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If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands they must be made brighter in our own.
^ Franklin D. Roosevelt “If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands they must be made brighter in our own” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 18 “We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the forces of ignorance, and intolerance, and slavery, and war.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Throughout the world, change is the order of the day” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “We do not see faith, hope, and charity as unattainable ideals, but we use them as stout supports of a nation fighting the fight for freedom in a modern civilization.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 19 Democracy Democracy has produced great leaders and one of her greatest sons was Franklin Roosevelt.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Emphatically we must get these weapons to them, get them to them in sufficient volume and quickly enough so that we and our children will be saved the agony and suffering of war which others have had to endure.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ We are planning our own defense with the utmost urgency, and in its vast scale we must integrate the war needs of Britain and the other free nations which are resisting aggression.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

.If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep them free.^ But all of our present efforts are not enough.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep them free.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

^ If in other lands the eternal truths of the past are threatened by intolerance we must provide a safe place for their perpetuation.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

.If in other lands the eternal truths of the past are threatened by intolerance we must provide a safe place for their perpetuation.
  • Unhappy events abroad have retaught us two simple truths about the liberty of a democratic people.^ If in other lands the eternal truths of the past are threatened by intolerance we must provide a safe place for their perpetuation.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep them free.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But in the hands of political puppets of an economic autocracy such power would provide shackles for the liberties of the people.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    .The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic State itself.
    That, in its essence, is fascism — ownership of government by an individual, by a group or by any other controlling private power.^ They loudly assert that individual liberty is being restricted by Government, but when they are asked what individual liberties they have lost, they are put to it to answer.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Or maybe we should trash the reform legacy of Ida Tarbel, Upton Sinclair, Sinclair Lewis, and others who revealed to the public the abuses of private capital and power.
    • FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC caps.fool.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ They also gave the United States a merchant marine much larger than all other merchant navies combined.
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]


    .The second truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if its business system does not provide employment and produce and distribute goods in such a way as to sustain an acceptable standard of living.^ Spending and consuming does not create a sustainable economy – only saving and producing does.
    • Think Progress » Rep. Steve Austria: FDR caused the Great Depression. 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

    ^ We are, I know, ready and willing to submit our lives and property to such discipline because it makes possibly a leadership which aims at a larger good.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]
    • FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC caps.fool.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We are, I know, ready and willing to submit our lives and property to such discipline, because it makes possible a leadership which aims at a larger good.
    • Hitler, Mussolini, Roosevelt - Reason Magazine 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC reason.com [Source type: Original source]

    Both lessons hit home. .Among us today a concentration of private power without equal in history is growing.
  • All free peoples are deeply impressed by the courage and steadfastness of the Greek nation.^ The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “All free peoples are deeply impressed by the courage and steadfastness of the Greek nation.” Franklin D. Roosevelt “We must be the great arsenal of Democracy” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Faith — in the soundness of democracy in the midst of dictatorships” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 20 Personal Roosevelt exuded charisma.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ [FDR s Message to Congress on Appropriations for National Defense - Part 2] President Roosevelt s requests to Congress for defense funds.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ During the past week many people in all parts of the nation have told me what they wanted me to say tonight.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Letter to King George of Greece (5 December 1940)
  • Freedom to learn is the first necessity of guaranteeing that man himself shall be self-reliant enough to be free. Such things did not need as much emphasis a generation ago, but when the clock of civilization can be turned back by burning libraries, by exiling scientists, artists, musicians, writers and teachers; by disbursing universities, and by censoring news and literature and art; an added burden, an added burden is placed on those countries where the courts of free thought and free learning still burn bright.^ We are not going to turn back the clock!
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We did those first things first.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep them free.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    .If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands they must be made brighter in our own.^ Franklin D. Roosevelt “If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands they must be made brighter in our own” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 18 “We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the forces of ignorance, and intolerance, and slavery, and war.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Throughout the world, change is the order of the day” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “We do not see faith, hope, and charity as unattainable ideals, but we use them as stout supports of a nation fighting the fight for freedom in a modern civilization.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 19 Democracy Democracy has produced great leaders and one of her greatest sons was Franklin Roosevelt.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Emphatically we must get these weapons to them, get them to them in sufficient volume and quickly enough so that we and our children will be saved the agony and suffering of war which others have had to endure.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We are planning our own defense with the utmost urgency, and in its vast scale we must integrate the war needs of Britain and the other free nations which are resisting aggression.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep them free.^ But all of our present efforts are not enough.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Emphatically we must get these weapons to them, get them to them in sufficient volume and quickly enough so that we and our children will be saved the agony and suffering of war which others have had to endure.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We are planning our own defense with the utmost urgency, and in its vast scale we must integrate the war needs of Britain and the other free nations which are resisting aggression.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    If in other lands the eternal truths of the past are threatened by intolerance we must provide a safe place for their perpetuation.
    • Address to the National Education Association (30 June 1938)
.
In the future days which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms...
  • A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted — in the air.^ In January 1941 he told Congress that the United States looked forward "to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms."
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    .A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.^ Franklin never again walked without leg braces, crutches or canes and the support of his son or an aide.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum - Roosevelt Facts and Figures: 101 Questions 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But through years of arduous and painful rehabilitation (and with the assistance of canes, leg braces, wheelchairs, and aides), he did regain some of his lost mobility, even learning to "walk" by using his hips to swing his atrophied legs forward.
    • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ However FDR never recovered sufficient strength in his atrophied muscles to stand or walk again unassisted.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum - Roosevelt Facts and Figures: 101 Questions 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards. .A liberal is a man who uses his legs and his hands at the behest-at the command — of his head.^ Disabled man w/ hooks instead of hands uses typewriter.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ They got Woodrow Wilson, the man who had more ego than any man I have ever read about, they got him to head the Democratic Party.
    • History Lessons from Benjamin Freedman (1) and Peter Myers (2) 17 September 2009 6:31 UTC one-state.net [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But, nonetheless, Jacques Soustelle got to be the head of de Gaulle's political party, and then, was the man who was organizing the attempted assassination of President Charles de Gaulle, at a later point.
    • Fight Fascism, the Way Franklin Roosevelt Did, by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.larouchepub.com [Source type: Original source]

.
They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers...
^ They are made by human beings.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

^ They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

^ They loudly assert that individual liberty is being restricted by Government, but when they are asked what individual liberties they have lost, they are put to it to answer.
  • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

call this a new order. .It is not new and it is not order.
  • In the future days which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms.^ We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Roosevelt declared that "in future days, which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms."
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum - Roosevelt Facts and Figures: 101 Questions 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In January 1941 he told Congress that the United States looked forward "to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms."
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]


    .The first is freedom of speech and expression
    — everywhere in the world.^ The first is freedom of speech and expression -- everywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We will accept only a world consecrated to freedom of speech and expression-freedom of every person to worship God in his own way-freedom from want-and freedom from terror.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way -- everywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]


    .The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way — everywhere in the world.^ The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way -- everywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We will accept only a world consecrated to freedom of speech and expression-freedom of every person to worship God in his own way-freedom from want-and freedom from terror.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way--everywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]


    .The third is freedom from want, which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants — everywhere in the world.^ The third is freedom from want--which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants--everywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The third is freedom from wantwhich, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitantseverywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The third is freedom from want, which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants -everywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]


    .The fourth is freedom from fear, which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression against any neighbor — anywhere in the world.^ The fourth is freedom from fear--which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression gainst any neighbor--anywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The fourth is freedom from fearwhich, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression against any neighboranywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The fourth is freedom from fear, which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression against any neighbor -- anywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]


    .That is no vision of a distant millennium.^ That is no vision of a distant millennium.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .It is a definite basis for a kind of world attainable in our own time and generation.^ It is a definite basis for a kind of world attainable in our own time and generation.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ And nearly all of their material would, if the time ever came, be useful in our own defense.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ His father was a doctor, Dr. Simon Baruch, who had brought me into the world, and Bernard Baruch was a visitor at our home all the time.
    • History Lessons from Benjamin Freedman (1) and Peter Myers (2) 17 September 2009 6:31 UTC one-state.net [Source type: Original source]

.
We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the forces of ignorance, and intolerance, and slavery, and war.
  • We must scrupulously guard the civil rights and civil liberties of all our citizens, whatever their background.^ The preservation of civil liberties for all.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There can be no middle ground here.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In this period numerous pieces of information came to our State, War, and Navy Departments in all of their Top ranks indicating precisely the intentions of the Japanese including the probable exact hour and date of the attack.
    • FDR planned pearl harbor 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.the7thfire.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization.
    • Greeting to the American Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born, Washington, D.C. (9 January 1940)
  • We must be the great arsenal of Democracy.
    • Fireside Chat on National Security, Washington, D.C. (29 December 1940)
  • They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers...^ Greeting to the American Committee for Protection of Foreign-born.

    ^ To be truly national, a social security program must include all those who need its protection.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ And it has significance for all of us who, as citizens, have at heart the Security and the well-being of this great democracy.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    call this a new order. .It is not new and it is not order.
    • Address to the Annual Dinner for White House Correspondents' Association, Washington, D.C. (15 March 1941); as inscribed on the FDR memorial, in Washington D. C.
  • If there is anyone who still wonders why this war is being fought, let him look to Norway.^ FDR at desk in White House.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Washington making farewell address from White House.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ (Flynn Bk 3, ch 2, 'The White House Goes into Business') FDR used the very worst elements of the mob to funnel New Deal money into big cities in order to bring the political machines to their knees and ultimately control them through the mafia.
    • FDR Scandal Page 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC famguardian.org [Source type: Original source]
    • FDR Scandal Page 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC whatreallyhappened.com [Source type: Original source]

    .If there is anyone who has any delusions that this war could have been averted, let him look to Norway; and if there is anyone who doubts the democratic will to win, again I say, let him look to Norway.^ If there is anyone who has any delusions that this war could have been averted, let him look to Norway; and if there is anyone who doubts the democratic will to win, again I say, let him look to Norway” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 13 Politics and Government Coming from an influential family, (many members had already participated in politics), Roosevelt was familiar with the world of politics from a tender age.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I was going to say “another Republican who doesnt know what the fcuk he’s talking about.” I should say, when you find a republican that makes sense let me know.
    • Think Progress » Rep. Steve Austria: FDR caused the Great Depression. 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

    ^ FDR said: "My own thought is that perhaps there is one word that we could use for this war.
    • FDR Scandal Page 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC famguardian.org [Source type: Original source]
    • FDR Scandal Page 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC whatreallyhappened.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Speech at the Washington Navy Yard (16 September 1942)
  • We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the forces of ignorance, and intolerance, and slavery, and war.^ There can be no middle ground here.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ There had been a great effort in the 15th Century, with the founding of France under Louis XI, and Henry VII of England, to develop modern nation-states, true nation-states, in which the principle of the general welfare, the common good, was the fundamental law of government.
    • Fight Fascism, the Way Franklin Roosevelt Did, by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.larouchepub.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Franklin D. Roosevelt “If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands they must be made brighter in our own” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 18 “We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the forces of ignorance, and intolerance, and slavery, and war.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Throughout the world, change is the order of the day” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “We do not see faith, hope, and charity as unattainable ideals, but we use them as stout supports of a nation fighting the fight for freedom in a modern civilization.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 19 Democracy Democracy has produced great leaders and one of her greatest sons was Franklin Roosevelt.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Address to White House Correspondents' Association, Washington, D.C. (12 February 1943)
  • If you treat people right they will treat you right — ninety percent of the time.
    • As quoted in The Roosevelt I Knew‎ (1946) by Frances Perkins, p.^ Washington making farewell address from White House.
      • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Roosevelt said he would be satisfied if he were right 60 percent of the time.
      • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ As one worker put it in 1936, Roosevelt "is the first man in the White House to understand that my boss is a son of a (expletive.
      • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

      .5
  • Be sincere, be brief, be seated.
    • Advice to his son James on how to make a public speech, as quoted in Basic Public Speaking (1963) by Paul L. Soper, p.^ Oration; Speech; Public Speaking Example; Politics; Political Process; Nomination; Nominees; 1936; Depression; .
      • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      .12
  • Are you laboring under the impression that I read these memoranda of yours?^ I hope that you will pray for me, too, Jimmy.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt to his son “Are you laboring under the impression that I read these memoranda of yours?
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Read each provision of that Bill of Rights and ask yourself whether you personally have suffered the impairment of a single jot of these great assurances.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ So, you're not going to vote for a man with no guts, for President, under these kinds of conditions, where guts are needed.
    • Fight Fascism, the Way Franklin Roosevelt Did, by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.larouchepub.com [Source type: Original source]

    I can't even lift them. .
    • Comment to economic advisor Leon Henderson, as quoted in Ambassador's Journal : A Personal Account of the Kennedy Years (1969) by John Kenneth Galbraith, p.^ Anthony J. Badger, The New Deal: The Depression Years, 1933 – 40 (New York, 1989), gives an excellent account of Roosevelt's principal social and economic policies.
      • Roosevelt, Franklin D. – FREE Roosevelt, Franklin D. information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Roosevelt, Franklin D. research 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.^ We are still in the making.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    • As quoted in The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations (1998) by Connie Robertson, p. .356
  • He’s a son-of-a-bitch, but he’s our son-of-a-bitch.
    • About his policy towards Nicaragua Anastasio Somoza García, president of Nicaragua
    • "The Impact of Corruption on Regime Legitimacy : A Comparative Study of Four Latin American Countries" by Mitchell A. Seligson, in The Journal of Politics Vol.^ It no longer interfered in the internal politics of Latin American nations.
      • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ Roosevelt's Latin American policies suggested that he had at most a limited internationalist agenda in the early years of his presidency, confined to making the United States an influential regional power, but no more.
      • Roosevelt, Franklin D. – FREE Roosevelt, Franklin D. information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Roosevelt, Franklin D. research 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Our point here is that it is important to know first the FDR and FNR characteristics of a study, so one has a realistic expectation about the results.
      • False discovery rate, sensitivity and sample size for microarray studies -- Pawitan et al. 21 (13): 3017 -- Bioinformatics 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC bioinformatics.oxfordjournals.org [Source type: Academic]

      64 No. 2 (May 2002), p. .409
  • "I am that kind of conservative because I am that kind of liberal."^ Conservative and liberal senators alike attacked the plan because it threatened to bring presidential control of the court.
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Speech, Syracuse, New York (September 29, 1936
  • As a nation we may take pride in the fact that we are softhearted; but we cannot afford to be soft-headed.^ New York: Greenberg, 1936.
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ New York: Viking Press, 1936.
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936.
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

    .
    • As quoted in The Audacity of Hope (2006) by Barack Obama, p.^ Template:\wrap Bill Gates redirect Template:\wrap Melinda Gates (2005) · You (2006) · Vladimir Putin (2007) · Barack Obama (2008) .

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State of the Union Address (1935)

Second State of the Union Address (4 January 1935)
Throughout the world, change is the order of the day.
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All work undertaken should be useful — not just for a day, or a year, but useful in the sense that it affords permanent improvement in living conditions or that it creates future new wealth for the Nation.
  • We have undertaken a new order of things; yet we progress to it under the framework and in the spirit and intent of the American Constitution. We have proceeded throughout the Nation a measurable distance on the road toward this new order.
  • Throughout the world, change is the order of the day. In every Nation economic problems, long in the making, have brought crises of many kinds for which the masters of old practice and theory were unprepared.^ The happiest of economic conditions made that day long and splendid.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But that is not all that you and I mean by the new order of things.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But how can she have these things, when Britain is taking all the wealth of her national resources away from her, every year?
    • FDR’s War for Indian Independence - Sepia Mutiny 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.sepiamutiny.com [Source type: Original source]

    .In most Nations social justice, no longer a distant ideal, has become a definite goal, and ancient Governments are beginning to heed the call.^ It no longer interfered in the internal politics of Latin American nations.
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The homefront was subject to dynamic social changes throughout the war, though domestic issues were no longer Roosevelt's most urgent policy concerns.

    ^ In 1934 I appointed a committee called the Committee on Economic Security made up of Government officials to study the whole problem of economic and social security and to develop a legislative program for the same.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]


    .Thus, the American people do not stand alone in the world in their desire for change.^ In the first year of his administration, Britain stood alone against Nazi Germany, but Churchill promised his country and the world that the British people would "never surrender."
    • Franklin D 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.kipnotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .We seek it through tested liberal traditions, through processes which retain all of the deep essentials of that republican form of representative government first given to a troubled world by the United States.
  • We find our population suffering from old inequalities, little changed by vast sporadic remedies. In spite of our efforts and in spite of our talk, we have not weeded out the over privileged and we have not effectively lifted up the underprivileged.^ So, we have this, in the United States, in the form of the kind of people, who are behind this process.
    • Fight Fascism, the Way Franklin Roosevelt Did, by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.larouchepub.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But all of our present efforts are not enough.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ For example, progressive Wisconsin had a large German-American population which disliked American World War I entry and suffered numerous private and governmentally sponsored indignities as a result.
    • FDR's Expansion of the Presidency 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC cstl-cla.semo.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Both of these manifestations of injustice have retarded happiness. .No wise man has any intention of destroying what is known as the profit motive; because by the profit motive we mean the right by work to earn a decent livelihood for ourselves and for our families.^ "The right of every family to a decent home; .
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Because the long-term objective of the United States, as a nation, is not world power: Our objective, historically, from the beginning, was to become, first of all, a sovereign nation-state ourselves.
    • Fight Fascism, the Way Franklin Roosevelt Did, by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.larouchepub.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Every man has a right to his own property, which means a right to be assured, to the fullest extent attainable, in the safety of his savings.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]


    .We have, however, a clear mandate from the people, that Americans must forswear that conception of the acquisition of wealth which, through excessive profits, creates undue private power over private affairs and, to our misfortune, over public affairs as well. In building toward this end we do not destroy ambition, nor do we seek to divide our wealth into equal shares on stated occasions.^ That telegram begged me not to tell again of the ease with which our American cities could be bombed by any hostile power which had gained bases in this Western Hemisphere.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ All that we do seeks to fulfill the historic traditions of the American people.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Created in 1933 to reduce unemployment and to restore purchasing power through construction and long-range planning of public works.
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

    .We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others.^ Also, billions of dollars of invested capital have today a greater security of present and future earning power than before.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Blacks continued to move from rural areas to cities, and more than half a million moved to the North during the war years.
    • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But the air force was equipped with thirty-five heavy bombers, more than any other Army air force, either on the continent or overseas.
    • HyperWar: The Army Air Forces in WWII: Vol. I--Plans &Early Operations [Chapter 5] 17 September 2009 1:28 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him and his a proper security, a reasonable leisure, and a decent living throughout life, is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power.
  • The lessons of history, confirmed by the evidence immediately before me, show conclusively that continued dependence upon relief induces a spiritual and moral disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fibre.^ Every citizen must be guaranteed "a proper security, a reasonable leisure, and a decent living throughout life."
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ That winning team must keep together after the war, and it will win many more historic victories of peace for our country, and for the cause of security and decent standards of living throughout the world.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ If, as our Constitution tells us, our Federal Government was established among other things, "to promote the general welfare," it is our plain duty to provide for that security upon which welfare depends.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    .To dole out relief in this way is to administer a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit.
    It is inimical to the dictates of sound policy.^ For the workers provide the human power that turns out the destroyers, and the planes and the tanks.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    It is in violation of the traditions of America. Work must be found for able-bodied but destitute workers. .The Federal Government must and shall quit this business of relief.
  • I am not willing that the vitality of our people be further sapped by the giving of cash, of market baskets, of a few hours of weekly work cutting grass, raking leaves or picking up papers in the public parks.^ It set up a system of self-government by industry under federal supervision.
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ FDR implemented a number of innovative relief and recovery initiatives -- unemployment insurance, pensions for the elderly, limits on work hours, and massive public works projects -- that established him as a liberal reformer.
    • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The New Deal marked a new relationship between the people and the federal government, which   had never existed to such a degree before.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum - Roosevelt Facts and Figures: 101 Questions 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .We must preserve not only the bodies of the unemployed from destitution but also their self-respect, their self-reliance and courage and determination.^ His courage and determination in dealing with his handicap is something I think just about anyone can respect.

    ^ They must return to civilian life strong, and healthy, and self-respecting, and decent and free.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    This decision brings me to the problem of what the Government should do with approximately five million unemployed now on the relief rolls.
  • All work undertaken should be useful — not just for a day, or a year, but useful in the sense that it affords permanent improvement in living conditions or that it creates future new wealth for the Nation.
  • The work itself will cover a wide field including clearance of slums, which for adequate reasons cannot be undertaken by private capital; in rural housing of several kinds, where, again, private capital is unable to function; in rural electrification; in the reforestation of the great watersheds of the Nation; in an intensified program to prevent soil erosion and to reclaim blighted areas; in improving existing road systems and in constructing national highways designed to handle modern traffic; in the elimination of grade crossings; in the extension and enlargement of the successful work of the Civilian Conservation Corps; in non-Federal works, mostly self-liquidating and highly useful to local divisions of Government; and on many other projects which the Nation needs and cannot afford to neglect.

Speech to the Democratic National Convention (1936)

Speech in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (27 June 1936)
.Throughout the nation, opportunity was limited by monopoly.^ Throughout the nation men and women, forgotten in the political philosophy of the Government, look to us here for guidance and for more equitable opportunity to share in the distribution of national wealth ...

Individual initiative was crushed in the cogs of a great machine. The field open for free business was more and more restricted.
.
We do not see faith, hope, and charity as unattainable ideals, but we use them as stout supports of a nation fighting the fight for freedom in a modern civilization.
  • It was natural and perhaps human that the privileged princes of these new economic dynasties, thirsting for power, reached out for control over government itself.^ We use them as stout supports of a Nation fighting the fight for freedom in a modern civilization.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ We do not see faith, and hope, and charity as unattainable ideals.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Franklin D. Roosevelt “If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands they must be made brighter in our own” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 18 “We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the forces of ignorance, and intolerance, and slavery, and war.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Throughout the world, change is the order of the day” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “We do not see faith, hope, and charity as unattainable ideals, but we use them as stout supports of a nation fighting the fight for freedom in a modern civilization.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 19 Democracy Democracy has produced great leaders and one of her greatest sons was Franklin Roosevelt.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .They created a new despotism and wrapped it in the robes of legal sanction.^ Leftists like FDR believed that they were creating a new world order and that the Soviet motherland was its center.

    ^ Leftists like FDR believed that they were creating a new world order and that the Soviet motherland was the start of it.
    • FDR Scandal Page 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC famguardian.org [Source type: Original source]

    .In its service new mercenaries sought to regiment the people, their labor, and their property.
    And as a result the average man once more confronts the problem that faced the Minute Man.
  • The hours men and women worked, the wages they received, the conditions of their labor — these had passed beyond the control of the people, and were imposed by this new industrial dictatorship. The savings of the average family, the capital of the small-businessmen, the investments set aside for old age — other people's money — these were tools which the new economic royalty used to dig itself in.^ The New Deal: a people's capitalism .
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]

    ^ Millions of people had no work and no money.
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ In 1943 they raised it once more.
    • A History of World War Two, Roosevelt, Franklin D. 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC history-world.org [Source type: Original source]

    .Those who tilled the soil no longer reaped the rewards which were their right.^ Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights and keep them.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ A necessary prerequisite to increased trade was the improvement of political relations with those countries and the assurance that the United States would no longer interfere in the affairs of its neighbors.
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum - Roosevelt Facts and Figures: 101 Questions 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The first to turn to Government, the first to receive protection from Government, were not the poor and the lowly--those who had no resources other than their daily earnings--but the rich and the strong.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    The small measure of their gains was decreed by men in distant cities. .Throughout the nation, opportunity was limited by monopoly.^ Throughout the nation men and women, forgotten in the political philosophy of the Government, look to us here for guidance and for more equitable opportunity to share in the distribution of national wealth ...

    Individual initiative was crushed in the cogs of a great machine. The field open for free business was more and more restricted. Private enterprise, indeed, became too private. .It became privileged enterprise, not free enterprise.
  • For too many of us the political equality we once had won was meaningless in the face of economic inequality.^ History depicts Andrew Jackson as the last truly honorable and incorruptible American president” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “For too many of us the political equality we once had won was meaningless in the face of economic inequality” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 14 “The true conservative is the man who has a real concern for injustices and takes thought against the day of reckoning.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 15 Wisdom Roosevelt pondered deeply over human affairs and voiced his opinion on most subjects.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ These comments apply equally to OVERLORD, the invasion at Normandy - it kept us out of central and Eastern Europe, allowing Stalin a free hand there.
    • FDR Scandal Page 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC famguardian.org [Source type: Original source]
    • FDR Scandal Page 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC whatreallyhappened.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I am not for a return to that definition of Liberty under which for many years a free people were being gradually regimented into the service of the privileged few.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    .A small group had concentrated into their own hands an almost complete control over other people's property, other people's money, other people's labor — other people's lives.^ Eleanor set out to construct a life of her own, one in which she could find intellectual and emotional satisfaction with people other than her husband.
    • American President: Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 January 2010 2:45 UTC millercenter.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We are now providing a drab living for our own people.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ It is to divide our people, to divide them into hostile groups and to destroy our unity and shatter our will to defend ourselves.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .For too many of us life was no longer free; liberty no longer real; men could no longer follow the pursuit of happiness.

    Against economic tyranny such as this, the American citizen could appeal only to the organized power of government.^ He could organize a million men overnight."
    • Daily Kos: State of the Nation 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Let us no longer blind ourselves to the undeniable fact that the evil forces which have crushed and undermined and corrupted so many others are already within our own gates.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Such a peace would bring no security for us or for our neighbors.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    The collapse of 1929 showed up the despotism for what it was. .The election of 1932 was the people's mandate to end it.^ In the 1932 elections Roosevelt was the democratic candidate for the 1932 Presidential election which he got by hectic lobbying with people who mattered.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Under that mandate it is being ended.
  • These economic royalists complain that we seek to overthrow the institutions of America.^ Thus "(T)hese economic royalists complain that we seek to overthrow the institutions of America.
    • FDR's Expansion of the Presidency 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC cstl-cla.semo.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ These economic royalists complain that we seek to overthrow the institutions of America.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ America under FDR did not, of course, follow Germany and Russia on that fateful road to the bitter end.
    • FDR: The Man, the Leader, the Legacy: Publications: The Independent Institute 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.independent.org [Source type: Original source]

    .What they really complain of is that we seek to take away their power.^ What they really complain of is that we see to to take away their power.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ What they really complain of is that we seek to take away their power."
    • FDR's Expansion of the Presidency 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC cstl-cla.semo.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Of course, if labor misuses the political power of working as a group, they can also take the profit out of the business.
    • Daily Kos: State of the Nation 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Our allegiance to American institutions requires the overthrow of this kind of power.^ Our allegiance to American institutions requires the overthrow of this kind of power.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ That telegram begged me not to tell again of the ease with which our American cities could be bombed by any hostile power which had gained bases in this Western Hemisphere.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I have tonight issued a proclamation that an unlimited national emergency exists and requires the strengthening of our defense to the extreme limit of our national power and authority.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .In vain they seek to hide behind the flag and the Constitution.^ In vain they seek to hide behind the Flag & the Constitution.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But in their blindness they forget what the Flag & the Constitution stand for.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .In their blindness they forget what the flag and the Constitution stand for.^ But in their blindness they forget what the Flag & the Constitution stand for.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Now, as always, for over a century and a half, the flag, the Constitution, stand against a dictatorship by mob rule & the over-privileged alike.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In vain they seek to hide behind the Flag & the Constitution.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Now, as always, they stand for democracy, not tyranny; for freedom, not subjection; and against a dictatorship by mob rule and the over-privileged alike.
  • The brave and clear platform adopted by this convention, to which I heartily subscribe, sets forth that government in a modern civilization has certain inescapable obligations to its citizens, among which are protection of the family and the home, the establishment of a democracy of opportunity, and aid to those overtaken by disaster.
  • We do not see faith, hope, and charity as unattainable ideals, but we use them as stout supports of a nation fighting the fight for freedom in a modern civilization.
    Faith — in the soundness of democracy in the midst of dictatorships.^ We use them as stout supports of a Nation fighting the fight for freedom in a modern civilization.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ We do not see faith, and hope, and charity as unattainable ideals.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Platform adopted by The Democratic National Convention, 1936 .
    • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection of Olivia Irvine Dodge, University of Minnesota Libraries - Special Collections and Rare Books 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC special.lib.umn.edu [Source type: News]


    .Hope — renewed because we know so well the progress we have made.^ Hope renewed because we know so well the progress we have made.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ All of us know that we have made very great social progress in recent years....
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


    .Charity — in the true spirit of that grand old word.^ And Charity, Charity in the true spirit of thatgrand old word.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .For charity literally translated from the original means love, the love that understands, that does not merely share the wealth of the giver, but in true sympathy and wisdom helps men to help themselves.
  • Governments can err, presidents do make mistakes, but the immortal Dante tells us that Divine justice weighs the sins of the cold-blooded and the sins of the warm-hearted on different scales.^ For charity literally translated from the original means love, the love that understands, that does not merely share the wealth of the giver, but in true sympathy helps men to help themselves.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Where heretofore men had turned to neighbors for help and advice, they now turned to Government.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ President-elect Barack Obama has promised to give America "FDR, part II." God help us all.
    • FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC caps.fool.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference.
  • There is a mysterious cycle in human events.^ The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “There is a mysterious cycle in human events.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Public service offers better rewards in the opportunity for service than ever before in our history -- not great salaries, but enough to live on.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ However, there are times that centralized government intervention can be more efficient than private sector chaos.
    • FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate 21 January 2010 13:013 UTC caps.fool.com [Source type: Original source]

    .To some generations much is given.^ To some generations much is given.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Of other generations much is expected.^ Of other generations much is expected.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Amazon.com: President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) - the Best Books and DVDs 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

    This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.

Address at Chautauqua (1936)

Chautauqua, New York (14 August 1936)
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  • Many who have visited me in Washington in the past few months may have been surprised when I have told them that personally and because of my own daily contacts with all manner of difficult situations I am more concerned and less cheerful about international world conditions than about our immediate domestic prospects.^ For more than 40 years, K has been and still is the biggest international trade fair for plastics and rubber, and takes place once every three years.
    • The Hotel Franklin Roosevelt, 48 rooms and suites, in the heart of the Golden Triangle 9 January 2010 14:43 UTC www.traveltradeint.com [Source type: News]

    ^ It has forced many of our great industrial institutions who exported their surplus production to such countries, to establish plants in such countries, within the tariff walls.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way -- everywhere in the world.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]


    .I say this to you not as a confirmed pessimist but as one who still hopes that envy, hatred and malice among Nations have reached their peak and will be succeeded by a new tide of peace and good-will.
  • We are not isolationists except in so far as we seek to isolate ourselves completely from war.^ And as I say good-night to you, I say it in a spirit of faith--a spirit of hope--a spirit of confidence.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We have every good reason for hope- hope for peace, yes, and hope for the defense of our civilization and for the building of a better civilization in the future.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Its hundred and thirty million people are at peace among themselves; they are making their country a good neighbor among the nations.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Yet we must remember that so long as war exists on earth there will be some danger that even the Nation which most ardently desires peace may be drawn into war.
  • I have seen war. I have seen war on land and sea.^ I have seen war on land and sea.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We are planning our own defense with the utmost urgency, and in its vast scale we must integrate the war needs of Britain and the other free nations which are resisting aggression.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Some sections of the Northwest and Southwest which formerly existed as grazing land, were spread over with a fair crop of grass.
    • Social Security Online - HISTORY 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC www.ssa.gov [Source type: Original source]

    .I have seen blood running from the wounded.^ I have seen blood running from the wounded.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I have seen men coughing out their gassed lungs.^ I have seen men coughing out their gassed lungs.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I have seen 200 limping, exhausted “men come out of line—the survivors of a regiment of 1,000 that went forward 48 hours before.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I have seen the dead in the mud.^ I have seen the dead in the mud.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I have seen cities destroyed.^ I have seen cities destroyed.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I have seen two hundred limping exhausted men come out of line-the survivors of a regiment of one thousand that went forward forty-eight hours before.^ I have seen 200 limping, exhausted “men come out of line—the survivors of a regiment of 1,000 that went forward 48 hours before.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But the new element - air navigation - steps up the speed of possible attack to two hundred, to three hundred miles an hour...
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It was given to my government two hours after German troops had poured into my country in a hundred places."
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I have seen children starving.^ I have seen children starving.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I have seen the agony of mothers and wives.^ I have seen the agony of mothers and wives.
    • Franklin D Roosevelt - In His Own Words 2 February 2010 14:40 UTC issuu.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I hate war.
  • I wish I could keep war from all Nations; but that is beyond my power.^ As a consistent part of a clear policy the United States is following a two-fold neutrality towards any and all nations which engage in wars that are not of an immediate concern of the Americas.
    • Footage Farm: FDR 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC www.footagefarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Would you give me a blank check to do good things, especially if I could transfer that blank check to all of my descendants?
    • Hitler, Mussolini, Roosevelt - Reason Magazine 23 January 2010 20:12 UTC reason.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ FDR said: "My own thought is that perhaps there is one word that we could use for this war.

    .I can at least make certain that no act of the United States helps to produce or to promote war.
    I can at least make clear that the conscience of America revolts against war and that any Nation which provokes war forfeits the sympathy of the people of the United States.
  • Many causes produce war.^ The national government was also to help the states pay pensions to old people.
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    ^ The people of the United States have not failed.
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    ^ It is packed with emotional appeal and makes it clear that America has no option but to go to war.
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    .There are ancient hatreds, turbulent frontiers, the "legacy of old forgotten, far-off things, and battles long ago."^ Robert D. Leighninger Jr. Long-Range Public Investment: The Forgotten Legacy of the New Deal .
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    There are new-born fanaticisms. .Convictions on the part of certain peoples that they have become the unique depositories of ultimate truth and right.
  • A dark old world was devastated by wars between conflicting religions.^ The only difference is that they could actually invade Iraq without setting off a world war, so they finally did.
    • The 1946 Baruch Plan for World Government (Bernard Baruch) 17 September 2009 6:31 UTC mailstar.net [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ During the past week many people in all parts of the nation have told me what they wanted me to say tonight.
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    ^ And I hope that we will return to the old and rather pleasant way of looking upon White House families as people who have a right to their own lives.
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    A dark modern world faces wars between conflicting economic and political fanaticisms in which are intertwined race hatreds.

Response to the attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
Address to Congress after the attack on Pearl Harbor (8 December 1941)
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  • Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
    The United States was at peace with that nation, and, at the solicitation of Japan, was still in conversation with its government and its Emperor looking toward the maintenance of peace in the Pacific.
  • It will be recorded that the distance of Hawaii from Japan makes it obvious that the attack was deliberately planned many days or even weeks ago.^ United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
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    ^ On December 7, 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack against the United States at Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii, America's vital outpost in the Pacific.
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    ^ United States and the Japanese empire.
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    .During the intervening time the Japanese Government has deliberately sought to deceive the United States by false statements and expressions of hope for continued peace.
  • As Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy I have directed that all measures be taken for our defense, that always will our whole nation remember the character of the onslaught against us.^ I have been inspecting the progress of our national defense.
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    ^ Roosevelt continued negotiations with the Japanese government in the hope of averting war.
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    ^ Japanese were planning to do was known to the United States..."
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    .No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people, in their righteous might, will win through to absolute victory.
  • Hostilities exist.^ No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory.
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    ^ On islands off Alaska Peninsula and along the north and west coasts of Alaska, numerous sites existed which might be used for hostile landings.
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    ^ He had sustained his people through the bleak years of the depression and led them to victory in a nightmarish war.
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    .There is no blinking at the fact that our people, our territory and our interests are in grave danger.^ There is no blinking at the fact that that our people, our territory and our interests are in grave danger.
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    ^ There is no demand for sending an American expeditionary force outside our own borders.
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    ^ "So when Bush and Cheney want to wiretap our phone s and throw people in prison without trial as a "war time" policy you'll be right along there with them, right Dan T?" No No No you Idiot.
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    With confidence in our armed forces, with the unbounding determination of our people, we will gain the inevitable triumph, so help us God.
  • I ask that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday, December 7, 1941, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese Empire.

Misattributed

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  • In politics, nothing happens by accident.^ It is not new and it is not order.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish there was less immaturity in political thinking.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “In politics, nothing happens by accident.
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    .If it happens you can bet it was planned that way.^ As Roosevelt said, "If something happens in politics, you can bet it was planned that way."
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    ^ Whether you're on your way to the Smithsonian, or meeting a client, make sure to plan a stay at Four Points by Sheraton New Carrollton.
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    • There are no records of Roosevelt having made such a statement, and this is most likely a misquotation of the widely reported comment he made in a speech at the Citadel (23 October 1935):
Yes. we are on the way back — not by mere chance, not by a turn of the cycle. We are coming back more soundly than ever before because we planned it that way, and don't let anybody tell you differently.

About Franklin D. Roosevelt

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt is no crusader.^ Por qué nos armamos / Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    ^ Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy” -Franklin D. Roosevelt "I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat.
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    ^ No ordinary time : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt : the home front in World War II / Doris Kearns Goodwin.

    He is no tribune of the people. He is no enemy of entrenched privilege. .He is a pleasant man who, without any important qualifications for the office, would very much like to be President.^ Walter Lippmann, the dean of political commentators and a shaper of public opinion, observed acidly of Roosevelt: "He is a pleasant man who, without any important qualifications for the office, would very much like to be president."
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    ^ Roosevelt, he concluded, was "a pleasant man who, without any important qualifications for the office, would very much like to be President."
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    ^ Religion was very important to the American people, and many would oppose recognition unless the regime ceased its persecutions.
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  • He is the truest friend; he has the farthest vision; he is the greatest man I have ever known.^ Governor of New York, 1928-1932 .
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    ^ New York: Covici Friede, 1932.
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    ^ New York: Whittlesey House, 1932.
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  • ...the greatest fraud this country has ever known.^ Greatest of friends : Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, 1941-1945 / Keith Alldritt.

    ^ Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek of China, Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill at the Cairo Conference in 1943.
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    ^ In August 1943 at the Quebec Conference, FDR and Churchill signed a secret agreement governing collaboration between the two countries on the development of the atomic bomb.
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    An amusing and charming fellow but a man entirely without a conscience.... Roosevelt was the perfect politician.

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Early Life

.Franklin D. Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in the Hudson Valley town of Hyde Park.^ Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born to James and Sara Roosevelt in 1882.
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^ Franklin naci en Hyde Park, Nueva York en 1882...
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^ Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1882-1945 .
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.His father, James Roosevelt, Sr., and his mother, Sara Ann Delano, were each from wealthy old New York families, of Dutch and French ancestry respectively.^ What Franklin Delano Roosevelt's mother's name?
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^ His father, James Roosevelt, Sr., and his mother, Sara Ann Delano, were each from wealthy old New York families, of Dutch and French ancestry respectively.
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^ His father, James Roosevelt , and his mother, Sara , were each from wealthy old New York families, of Dutch and French ancestry respectively.

He was their only kid. FDR was a lucky kid. His family went to Europe constantly. .He learned to speak French and German and he learned how to ride, shoot, play polo and lawn tennis.^ He learned to ride, shoot, row, and play polo and lawn tennis.
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^ He learned to ride, to shoot, to row and to play polo and lawn tennis .
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^ He learned to ride, shoot, row, and play polo and lawn tennis Roosevelt went to Groton School , an Episcopal boarding school in Massachusetts .
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.FDR went to Groton School, an Episcopal boarding school in Massachusetts and was deeply inspired by the headmaster, Endicott Peabody, who taught the duty of Christians to help the less fortunate and urged his students to helping others.^ This was reinforced by Roosevelt's schooling at Groton , an elite Episcopalian boarding school in Massachusetts.
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^ Roosevelt went to Groton School , an Episcopal boarding school in Massachusetts.
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^ It was Endicott who taught young Roosevelt to help people who were less fortunate and inspired him to enter public life.
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.Roosevelt completed his studies at Harvard, where he lived in wonderful Adams House and was a member of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity.^ Roosevelt completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard , where he lived in luxurious Adams House and was a member of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity.
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^ Roosevelt went to Harvard , where he lived in luxurious quarters and was a member of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity.

^ Roosevelt completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard College, where he lived in luxurious Adams House.
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.While at Harvard, his fifth cousin ,Theodore Roosevelt, became president, and Theodore's vigorous leadership style and reforming zeal made him Franklin's role model and hero.^ Roosevelt became president in 1933.
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^ Franklin D. Roosevelt for vice-president .
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^ He drew inspiration from the example of his fifth cousin, Theodore Roosevelt.
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Adulthood

.In 1854, he met his future wife, Eleanor Roosevelt, Theodore's niece, at a White House reception.^ In 1903 he met his future wife Eleanor Roosevelt, Theodore's niece, at a White House reception.
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^ In 1902, he met his future wife Eleanor Roosevelt , Theodore's niece, at a White House reception (they had previously met as children, but this was their first serious encounter).

^ Eleanor was Theodore’s niece.
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.Roosevelt entered Columbia Law School in 1905, but dropped out in 1907 because he had passed the New York State Bar exam.^ In 1900 Roosevelt entered Harvard University, and later attended Columbia University Law School.
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^ Franklin entered Columbia Law School in 1905.
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^ Roosevelt next attended the Columbia Law School.
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.On March 17, 1905, Roosevelt married Eleanor even though his mother told him not to.^ On March 17, 1905, the two Roosevelts were married.
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^ Meanwhile Franklin was seeing more of Eleanor whom he married on March 17, 1905.
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^ They were married March 17 , 1905 , with Theodore Roosevelt standing in for Eleanor's deceased father Elliott .
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.Her uncle, Theodore Roosevelt, stood in at the wedding in place of Eleanor's dead father, Elliott.^ Her uncle, Theodore Roosevelt , stood in for Eleanor's deceased father Elliott .
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^ Eleanor's uncle, Theodore Roosevelt , stood in at the wedding for Eleanor's deceased father Elliott .

^ Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt, edited by Elliott Roosevelt.
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.The young couple moved into Springwood, his family's estate, where FDR's mother usually came, much to Eleanor's chagrin.^ The young couple moved into Springwood , his family's estate, where FDR's mother became a frequent house guest, much to Eleanor's chagrin.

^ The young couple moved into Springwood , his family's estate, FDR's mother became a frequent house guest, much to Eleanor's chagrin.
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^ Eleanor talking to children at family estate.
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.Franklin was a charismatic, handsome and socially active man.^ Franklin was a charismatic, handsome and socially active man.
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^ Franklin was a charismatic, handsome, and socially active man.

^ Roosevelt was a charismatic, handsome, and socially active man.
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.On the other hand, Eleanor was shy and disliked social life, and at first stayed at home to raise their children.^ I stay with them at their homes, and we call each other by our first names.
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^ In contrast, Eleanor was shy and disliked social life, and at first stayed at home and raise their children.
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^ In contrast, Eleanor was shy and disliked social life, and at first stayed at home to raise their children.
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They had six children in rapid succession: Anna Eleanor (1906–1975), James (1907–1991), Franklin Delano, Jr. (March 3, 1909–November 7, 1909), Elliott (1910–1990), Franklin Delano, Jr. 2(1914–1988), and John Aspinwall (1916–1981). .In 1910, Roosevelt ran for the New York State Senate from the district around Hyde Park in Dutchess County.^ He won election to the New York Senate in 1910.
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^ Budding Political career Roosevelt decided to take the plunge into politics when he ran for the New York State Senate in 1910.
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^ Records of the town of Hyde Park, Dutchess county .
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.He entered the Roosevelt name, with its associated wealth, prestige and influence in the Hudson Valley, and the Democratic landslide that year carried him to the state capital of Albany, New York.^ He entered the Roosevelt name, with its associated wealth, prestige and influence in the Hudson Valley, and the Democratic landslide that year carried him to the state capital of Albany , New York .
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^ Roosevelt soon became a popular figure among New York Democrats.
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^ He entered the Roosevelt name, with its associated wealth, prestige, and influence in the Hudson Valley, and the Democratic landslide that year carried him to the state capital of Albany , New York .

.Roosevelt entered the state house, January 1, 1911. He became a leader of a group of retired people who opposed Manhattan's Tammany Hall machine which dominated the state Democratic Party.^ Roosevelt joined them and became their leader.
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^ The Roosevelt name, Roosevelt money and the Democratic landslide that year carried him to the state capital Albany, where he became a leader of a group of reformers who opposed Manhattan's Tammany Hall machine which dominated the state Democratic Party.
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^ Roosevelt entered the state house, January 1, 1911.

.Roosevelt soon became a popular figure among New York Democrats.^ FDR became Governor of New York.
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^ Roosevelt was young (30 in 1912 ), tall, handsome, and well spoken, and soon became a popular figure among New York Democrats.
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He was reelected for a second term November 5, 1912, he retired from the New York State Senate on March 17, 1913.

Career in Politics

.The 1920 Democratic National Convention elected Roosevelt as the candidate for Vice President of the United States on the ticket led by Governor James M. Cox of Ohio, helping build a national base, but the Cox-Roosevelt ticket was defeated by Republican Warren Harding in the presidential election.^ Democratic Party vice presidential candidate 1920 Template:S-aft .

^ Franklin D. Roosevelt for vice-president .
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^ After eight years of Democratic government, however, the country was ready for a change, and the Cox-Roosevelt ticket was heavily defeated by the Republican Warren Harding .
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.Roosevelt then retired to a New York legal practice, but a few doubted that he would soon run for public office again.^ Roosevelt then retired to a New York City legal practice, but few doubted that he would soon run for public office again.
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^ New York: InterPlanetary Publications, 1948.
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^ Roosevelt then retired to a New York legal practice, but few doubted that he would soon run for public office again.
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.In August 1921, while the Roosevelts were vacationing at Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Roosevelt contracted an illness, at the time believed to be polio, which paralyzed Roosevelt from the waist down.^ The illness left him paralyzed from waist down.
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^ In August 1921, while the Roosevelts were vacationing at Campobello Island, New Brunswick , Roosevelt contracted an illness, at the time believed to be polio [4] , which resulted in Roosevelt's total and permanent paralysis from the waist down.
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^ The result was that Roosevelt was totally and permanently paralyzed from the waist down.
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.For the rest of his life, Roosevelt was paralyzed.^ For the rest of his life, Roosevelt refused to accept that he was permanently paralyzed.
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^ Franklin Roosevelt would never recover the full use of his legs and spent much of the rest of his life in a wheelchair.
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^ Although the paralysis resulting from polio had no cure (and still does not, although the disease is now very rare in developed countries), for the rest of his life Roosevelt refused to accept that he was permanently paralyzed.
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.He tried a lot of therapies, including hydrotherapy, and, in 1926, he purchased a resort at Warm Springs, Georgia, where he founded a hydrotherapy center for the treatment of polio patients which still operates as the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation.^ In 1927, he purchased the resort and converted it to a water therapy treatment center for polio patients.
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^ Nevertheless he became convinced of the benefits of hydrotherapy , and in 1926 he bought a resort at Warm Springs, Georgia , where he founded a hydrotherapy center for the treatment of polio patients which still operates as the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation (with an expanded mission), and spent a lot of time there in the 1920s.
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^ Roosevelt sits with children at Warm Springs.
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.After he became President, he helped to found the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (now known as the March of Dimes).^ After he became President, he helped to found the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (now known as the "March of Dimes").
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^ After he became President, he helped to found the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (now known as the March of Dimes ).
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^ The March of Dimes, originally known as the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, funded Dr. Jonas Salk's groundbreaking work on the polio vaccine and then, through its volunteers and health networks, organized the vaccination clinics, record keeping, parents' meetings, blood samplings, stand-by transportation, and make-up clinics for absentees at clinical trial sites around the country.
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.His leadership in this organization is one reason he is commemorated on the dime.^ His leadership in this organization is one reason he is commemorated on the dime .
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^ His leadership in this organization is one reason he is commemorated on the dime coin.
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.At the time, when the private lives of public figures were subject to less scrutiny than they are today, Roosevelt was able to convince many people that he was in fact getting better, which he believed was needed if he was to run for public office again.^ At the time, when the private lives of public figures were subject to less scrutiny than they are today, Roosevelt was able to convince many people that he was in fact getting better, which he believed was essential if he was to run for public office again.
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^ At a time when media intrusion in the private lives of public figures was much less intense than it is today, Roosevelt was able to convince many people that he was in fact getting better, which he believed was essential if he was to run for public office again.
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^ At the time, Roosevelt was able to convince many people that he was in fact getting better, which he believed was essential if he was to run for public office again.

.Fitting his hips and legs with iron braces, he laboriously taught himself to walk a short distance by swiveling his torso while supporting himself with a cane.^ Fitting his hips and legs with iron braces, he laboriously taught himself to walk a short distance by swiveling his torso while supporting himself with a cane.
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^ Fitting his hips and legs with iron braces, he laboriously taught himself to walk a short distance by swiveling his torso while supporting himself with a walking stick.
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^ Displaying exemplary courage in 4 the face of adversity, he taught h i m s e l f t o w a l k fo r s h o r t distances, fitting his hips and legs with iron braces.
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.In private, he used a wheelchair, but he was careful never to use it in public.^ In private he used a wheelchair, but he was careful never to be seen in it in public, although he sometimes appeared on crutches.
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^ Though he used a wheelchair, he was never seen on it in public.
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^ In private he used a wheelchair, but he was careful never to be seen in it in public.
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.He usually appeared in public standing upright, supported on one side by an aide or one of his sons.^ He usually appeared in public standing upright, while being supported on one side by an aide or one of his sons.
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^ He usually appeared in public standing upright, supported on one side by an aide or one of his sons.
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^ Often her stands made news, helping to publicize one or another of her favorite causes.
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.(In 2003, a peer-reviewed study found that it was more likely that Roosevelt's paralytic illness was actually Guillain-Barré syndrome, not polio.^ I'm hoping that a biography in the future might change the diagnosis FDR's paralytic illness from polio to the more likely diagnosis of Guillain-Barre syndrome.
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^ Roosevelt's paralytic illness was actually Guillain-Barré syndrome , not poliomyelitis.
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^ Eleanor Roosevelt · Roosevelt family · Paralytic Illness .
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Presidency

.On March 4, 1933, FDR became the 34th president of the U.S. The nation struggled under the Great Depression.^ Roosevelt became president in 1933.
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^ The Great Depression was dated as ending in March 1933.

^ In America, FDR made the depression great.
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.It lasted until 1934. Five years later was the start of World War 2. FDR (unsuccesfully)tried to keep the U.S. out of the war.^ Roosevelt tried to keep Japan out of the war.
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^ The terms: no interest and repayment did not have to start until five years after the war was over.
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^ In September, 1918, Eleanor discovered a packet of love letters from Lucy to FDR. Eleanor later admitted, "the bottom dropped out of my own particular world & I faced myself, my surroundings, my world, honestly for the first time."

On Dec. .7, 1941, Japan attacked Malay, Hong Kong, Philippines, Guam and Hawai`i,U.S., and the next day, Midway,U.S. That led America into World War II. On 1944, FDR was elected president for his 4th and last time.^ World War II was in full swing.
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^ Last night, Japanese forces attacked Hong Kong.
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^ Roosevelt diplomacy and World War II. .

Cerebral hemorrhage prevented him to see his retirement He died on April 15, 1945.

Legacy

FDR was one of the greatest presidents in U.S. history.As the longest president of America, He's seen 12years (and 12 weeks) of improvement in the U.S. Franklin Delano Roosevelt will forever be in the hearts of Americans

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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.See biography, media, quotes, indexes. 32nd President of the United States (1933 – 1945), with John Nance Garner (1933 - 1941) and Henry A. Wallace (1941 - 1945) and Harry Truman, succeeding Herbert Hoover; succeeded by Truman.^ President of the United States March 4, 1933 Template:Ndash April 12, 1945 .

^ United States - Politics and government - 1933-1945.
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^ John Nance Garner, prior to their March 1933 swearing in.
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.44th Governor of New York (1929 - 1932).^ Governor of New York, 1928–1932 .
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^ He was elected governor of New York, then in 1932 he was elected President of the United States.
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^ Governor of New York 1929 Template:Ndash 1932 .

.Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1913 - 1920).^ Roosevelt served as assistant secretary of the Navy...
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^ Assistant secretary of the navy .
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^ From 1913 to 1920 Roosevelt served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy.

.Grandnephew by marriage of fifth United States President James Monroe; fifth-cousin of 26th United States President Theodore Roosevelt.^ Fifth cousin of President Theodore Roosevelt .
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^ President of the United States (1933-1945) .
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^ He drew inspiration from the example of his fifth cousin, Theodore Roosevelt.
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  • Looking Forward, 1933 The John Day Company, New York
PD-icon.svg .Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923. They may be copyrighted outside the U.S. (see Help:Public domain).^ All content copyright © original author unless stated otherwise.
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^ United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105 ).
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^ My dear President MacCracken, With a sense of courtesy and respect for you, and in understanding of your genuine belief in the right of free expression, both within the college and without, we wish you to have a copy of our statement of public policy before it goes to the President of the United States, and before it may appear in the press.
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.However, works published before 1923 may be in the public domain in countries where they would ordinarily be copyrighted (due to the term of 70 years [or less] after the author's death having not yet expired) but whose legislature has waived copyright by accepting the rule of the shorter term.^ So did "storm troopers," used by one admiring author to describe foot soldiers of the early New Deal, and "concentration camps," a generic term routinely applied to the work camps of the Civilian Conservation Corps that would be established by summer across the country.
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^ In accepting the nomination for that year Roosevelt broke with tradition; never before had a President run for a third term.
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^ Yet the country desperately needed the kind of leadership FDR would provide, and he himself had worked and hoped for such an opportunity for years.
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Franklin Roosevelt 
Birth January 30, 1882 in "Hyde Park, New York"
Death: April 12, 1945 in "Warm Springs, Georgia"
Skill(s): Lawyer (corporate law)
Companion: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
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.Franklin Roosevelt was born 30 January 1882 and died 12 April 1945 at the age of 63 years of unspecified causes.^ Franklin Roosevelt died of cancer: Book .
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^ Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York...
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^ Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of cancer?
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.For a detailed biography, see the Biography tab.^ For greater details, see the outstanding two-volume biography of Stalin by Robert C. Tucker.
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^ (See Hoover biography, Campaigns and Elections section, for details.
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Offspring of  Anna Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882)
Name Birth Death
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1906-1975)
James Roosevelt (1907-1991)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1909-1909)
Elliott Roosevelt (1910-1990)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1914-1988)
John Aspinwall Roosevelt (1916-1981)
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