people of Ithaca so was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to the people of the United States. President FDR, as he is commonly known, was the 32nd president of the United States. FDR helped our country out of the Great Depression and through most of World War II. Roosevelt died 4 months before the war ended.
Eleanor Roosevelt: The New First Lady “Progress is impossible without change…” wrote George Bernard Shaw. If there is no change in politics and the role of men and women in politics, then there cannot be progress in politics. Over time, the position of a woman in politics and even in the world has changed and grown tremendously. Many women have adapted to the new position that is now acceptable for a woman to hold and men have begun to adapt as well, accepting women into the work place and allowing
The Second World War started on the 1st of September 1939 and ended on the 2nd of September 1945. It was a global conflict that officially lasted six years and one day, even though tension between nations had been building for many preceding years. It involved a large number of the world’s nations, including all of the world’s super nations, that formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in all of human history, and more than 100 million people
Eighteenth Amendment was passed and prohibition started on January 16, 1919 and continued until December 5, 1933. Although it was formed to stop drinking completely, it ended up being a resounding failure. Even most Americans viewed the amendment as a challenge and proceeded to produce and consume alcohol anyway causing many law abiding citizens to become criminals