Eleanor Roosevelt

By Katie Baek

About Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was a very different First Lady. She did many things that other past First Ladies refused to do like write a newspaper column. Eleanor was important because she showed the future First Ladies what it's really about. The last impression that Eleanor made on the U.S.A. was that she helped write the draft of the international bill of rights.

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Other Fun Facts About Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor and Franklin met when they were 14 and 17. They got married on St. Patrick's Day. Eleanor refused to be shadowed by secret agents. While going on a drive, she stopped at a veteran's encampment. They spent an hour chatting.