Franklin Roosevelt

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Noun1.Franklin Roosevelt - 32nd President of the United StatesFranklin Roosevelt - 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
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Let us resolve to make our government a place for what Franklin Roosevelt called "bold, persistent experimentation, a government for our tomorrows, not our yesterdays." Let us give this capitol back to the people to whom it belongs.
"Many historians view Franklin Roosevelt's conception of military air power as lacking sophistication and depth, but this lecture argues the American President of the day did have a long-standing appreciation of the utility of air power as a diplomatic tool."
Homes west of Omonoia Avenue, south of Paphos Street, east of Miltonos Street and north of Franklin Roosevelt Avenue will be affected, the water board said.
Then the charlatan Franklin Roosevelt steered America on a path to socialism by implementing the New Deal, which actually deepened the depression.
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Each chapter includes a brief biography of an influential president, the political context of their time in office, and their actions and policies that directly impacted the region, from Abraham Lincoln's Homestead Act to Theodore Roosevelt's conservation efforts to Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and much more.
THE GREAT MYSTERY of Franklin Roosevelt is that he was ever great, with odds so strongly stacked against him: a controlling mother, a dominating uncle (Teddy), an upper-crust upbringing, and wealth that insulated him from any financial struggle.
American history is full of well-loved presidents: George Washington, for example, was unanimously elected in 1789, and Franklin Roosevelt spent four terms in office in the 1930s and '40s.
economic theory recalls the national economic policies designed by Alexander Hamilton, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, and most recently, Japan and China.
After briefly mentioning Franklin Roosevelt at Yalta in 1945 (a president whose civil rights policies he entirely ignores), Timothy N.
Gershom Gorenberg describes Winston Churchill's relationship with Franklin Roosevelt, and the way in which Churchill had to woo Roosevelt to help England in World War II ("Sorry, Bibi, You're No Churchill," May/June 2015).

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