Franklin D. Roosevelt
Leadership during WW2
FDR's role in ending the depression and mobilize for war
His first New Deal was aimed towards short-term recovery programs for all groups, known as "Alphabet Agencies". The Roosevelt Administration implemented banking reform laws, industrial reform, work relief programs and more.
His second New Deal implemented things such as the WPA relief program, Social Security Act, labor union support, and even programs to aid farmers. Several of his programs were ruled unconstitutional, but most were quickly replaced.
His efforts did not end the Great Depression, however they provided much needed aid during the hard times the U.S. were experiencing.
The rationing caused some problems for Americans, the main one being shortages of materials and foods. However, aware that the goods they aren't able to buy are going to the war, Americans compromised and began carpooling, recycling tires, and growing their own food, which brings us to the next point...