Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Legacy Of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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After World War I, which officially ended on June 28, 1919, after Germany, Britain, France, Italy, and Russia had signed the Treaty of Versailles, most Americans were isolationists. This meant that they did not want to take any part of the wars, but instead wanted to put their own country first before the rest of the world. Because the Americans secluded themselves from the world it gave them time to grow their economy, and that is exactly what happened. Except on October 29, 1929, the economy went downhill leaving the country to be in a devastating state. That day was also known as "Black Tuesday", the day when the stock market crashed because of many stock pileups, causing many Americans to go unemployed. The Great Depression was when banks failed, national money supply decreased, and companies went bankrupt. Because the banks failed they had…show more content…
This ended in national money being reduced. Since there was close to no money companies could not rely on the government for money, so they had to lay off and fire many workers who in turn raised the percentage of unemployed people in America. It was at this time that a great man named Franklin Delano Roosevelt was quick to help his country. Franklin D. Roosevelt, also known as FDR, was submitted in office on March 4, 1933, as the 32nd president of the USA. Franklin Roosevelt was the fifth cousin of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of America. Franklin like his cousin went to a job of politics and became governor of New York until he became president in 1933. On his first hundred days as President acted quickly to make sure that the country did not fall into a deeper

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