Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Jackson B.

The Only Thing We Have To Fear is Fear Itself


Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave people lots of hope and courage during hard times.Many people think that he was the greatest president in our nation.Roosevelt was a diligent man even though he had a disability.F.D.R. was an amazing leader

Early Life

F.D.R. helped a lot of people in his early life.Roosevelt was born in 1882 in Hyde Park, New York.He had a very wealthy family.He went to a boarding school when he was 14 years old.When he was in boarding school he decided to help people.He was a generous young man.

Personal Challenges

F.D.R. faced many challenges in his life.He faced polio.Polio is a bad disease that makes you not be able to walk or even cause death.F.D.R. lived in Warm Springs,Georgia to treat his polio.Even though F.D.R. had an awful disease he still followed his dream.


F.D.R. did great things in his lifetime.F.D.R. served 4 terms from 1933 to 1945.He was the 32nd president of the United States.When the Depression started he started programs to give jobs to people and the New Deal also gave jobs to people.He was the greatest president of our nation.


pictures                        information from:American Heroes:Franklin Delano Roosevelt By Nathan Asher Katzin