Franklin D. Roosevelt was President of the United States longer than any other President. He was elected President _____4_________ times.
From an early age Franklin D. Roosevelt felt that the most important work he could do was
Public service (working to help others)
Franklin D. Roosevelt grew up in a wealthy family, but it wasn’t until he was at boarding school did he realize that he could help the less fortunate. What did he do during his last year at boarding school? He ran a summer camp for boys whose parents did not have money to pay for a camp.
As a young man, Franklin D. Roosevelt looked up to _his cousin, Theodore Roosevelt, who had been governor of New York, Vice President of the United States, and then he became President in 1901.
While attending law school, Franklin D. Roosevelt married Eleanor Roosevelt. Franklin and Eleanor had similar beliefs. They both believed
It was their duty to help others
Roosevelt started his political career by becoming a Senator of New York.
At the age of 39, Roosevelt contracted polio which left him disabled and unable to walk. He thought his political career was over.
After a long fight, Roosevelt knew he would never walk on his own again, but he still had a desire to work in politics. He ran for __governor______ of New York and won.
During the Great Depression, Roosevelt felt that the government could help. He started programs to help get people back to work. He started programs to give people