FDR Birthday

Franklin D. Roosevelt the 32nd President of the United States was born on January 30, 1882.  He held the presidential office from 1932 to 1945.  President Franklin D. Roosevelt studied at Havard and Columbia and began his career as a lawyer.

His famous quote “Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself” helped to reassure a troubled country.  President Roosevelt was responsible for the New Deal which gave America needed jobs and hope.  FDR was also known for his “Fireside Chats.”

During World War II, Roosevelt was responsible to a large extent for the rapid growth of American military strength.  Roosevelt spoke for human freedom and worked for the establishment of the United Nations.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945, just before the end of World War II.

 

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