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32 ND President of the United States Democratic. Brandon Bridge Period 3 1-28-11. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Serving in office from March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945. FDR. Early Life. Born on June 30 th , 1882 in Hyde Park, New York Met Eleanor in 19o2, who he later married in 1905

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32 nd president of the united states democratic

32ND President of the United States

Democratic

Brandon Bridge

Period 3

1-28-11

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Serving in office from March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945

FDR


Early life

Early Life

  • Born on June 30th, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York

  • Met Eleanor in 19o2, who he later married in 1905

  • Mother strongly disapproved of marriage

  • Had six children together


Education and experience

Education and Experience

  • Received schooling from Groton School is Massachusetts

  • Went to Harvard and Columbia Law School

  • Became state senate in 1910 while living around Hyde Park

  • Appointed second Assistant Secretary of the Navy in 1913

  • Gained much fame while serving as New York’s governor for from 1929-1932


Road to the white house

Road To The White House

  • Had reputation built up from being New York governor

  • His first inaugural speech is still famous today

  • Proposed the New Deal Coalition

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."


Election on 1932

Election on 1932

Franklin D. Roosevelt (D)

Electoral: 472

Popular: 22,821,857

Herbert C. Hoover (R)

Electoral: 59

Popular: 15,761,841


First term 1933 1937

First Term 1933-1937

  • Inaugurated March 4, 1933

  • Faced with the greatest depression in US history

  • Introduced new program (Relief, recovery, and reform)

  • Blamed bankers and financiers for crisis

  • Spread awareness to the public through the radio and television


First new deal

First New Deal

  • Focused on immediate relief for first 100 days

  • Created reforms and generated funds to aid the unemployed

  • Sent Congress a record number of bills that were easily passed

  • Signed many new acts and started many new reform agencies


Important agencies and acts

Important Agencies and Acts

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

  • Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

  • Federal Trade Commission

  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation

  • Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA)

  • National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA)

  • Glass-Steagall Act


Second new deal

Second New Deal

  • Social Security Act- Created social security and promised economic security for the elderly.

  • Works Progress Administration (WPA)- National relief agency that employed 2 million Americans

  • National Labor Relations Act- Established the federal rights of workers to organize unions and engage in collective bargaining.


Re election of 1936 landslide

Re-election of 1936 (Landslide)

Franklin D. Roosevelt (D)

Electoral: 523

Popular: 27,751,597

Alfred M. Landon (R)

Electoral: 8

Popular: 16,679,583


Second term 1937 1941

Second Term 1937-1941

  • The Supreme Court overruled many of FDR’s programs

  • Eight judges were changed during this term

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)- Created minimum wage

  • Had massive support from the rapidly growing labor unions

  • Democratic Party was splitting but FDR was still viewed as being a hero


Foreign policy

Foreign Policy

  • Hitler’s rise of power brought fear to the US

  • WWII broke out in 1939

  • Formed immediate alliance with Winston Churchill to support Britain

  • Germany started to invade several European countries starting in April of 1940

  • FDR turned to Harry Hopkins for foreign policy advice

  • Aided Britain, China, and Russia with military supplies


Re election of 1940

Re-election of 1940

Franklin D. Roosevelt (D)

Electoral: 449

Popular: 27,244,160

Alfred M. Landon (R)

Electoral: 82

Popular: 22,305,198


Third term 1941 1945

Third Term 1941-1945

  • Decreasing unemployment fell below 1 million

  • Committed the US to the Allied side “All aid short of war”

  • Developed the Atlantic Charter

  • Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union in June 1941

  • US Navy would escort Allied convoys as far east as Great Britain


Pearl harbor

Pearl Harbor


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