Franklin D. Roosevelt

By: Jack Sewell

Franklin D. Roosevelt should be in the Hall of Fame.

From 1933-1945 Franklin D Roosevelt aided the U.S. In WW2 by achieving victory in the Pacifc with naval fleets, was able to get America back on its feet from the Great Depression by speaking to the public and Speaking daily on a radio show "Fireside Chats", and lastly he was able to redo/remake the funding process and got banks up and running again sense no banks we actually servicing the people during the Great Depression, so Franklin D Roosevelt should be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Franklins impact

Assuming the Presidency at the depth of the Great Depression as our 32nd President (1933-1945), Franklin D. Roosevelt helped the American people regain faith in themselves.With the country mired in the depths of the Great Depression, Roosevelt immediately acted to restore public confidence, proclaiming a bank holiday and speaking directly to the public in a series of radio broadcasts or “fireside chats.”

Franklin during WW2

Roosevelt, after his election to a third term, created the lend-lease plan at the behest of Prime Minister Churchill. The bill, which was the subject of fierce debate before its approval in Congress, allowed for the United States to aid the Allies with over $50 billion in goods and services by the end of the war. In August, Prime Minister Churchill and Roosevelt met formally for the first time in Newfoundland. Also, under Franklins supervision achieved success in the waters of the Pacifc ocean using large naval fleets.

Franklins Political and re-financial plan

In governance, FDR's policies, especially those comprising the New Deal, helped redefine and strengthen both the American state and, specifically, the American presidency, expanding the political, administrative, and constitutional powers of the office.In the famous "First Hundred Days" of his presidency, FDR pushed through legislation that reformed the banking and financial sectors, tried to cure the ills afflicting American agriculture, and attempted to resuscitate American industry. To meet the immediate crisis of starvation and the dire needs of the nation's unemployed, FDR provided direct cash relief for the poor and jobs programs.

Conclusion

Franklin D Roosevelt is a quality candidate for the Hall of Fame. He helped America get out of the Great Depression by reworking American spending and help fund saving accounts for the National Government. He was president when WW2 started and was able to make deals with ally countries and allow them to make products to support them. He also was able to take control of some of the ocean during that time period. Franklin D Roosevelt belongs in the Hall of Fame.

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