What Is Eleanor Roosevelt's Legacy

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Eleanor Roosevelt was shown as a leader and her legacy will be carried on since her death of 1962. Roosevelt was a single-minded women in the White House and in the programs Roosevelt was appointed to or even the ones she had joined. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’”(Eleanor Roosevelt BrainyQuotes). Eleanor Roosevelt was a leader by being in the United Nation to creating the Declaration of Human Rights. Eleanor had left a legacy for her and her husband in traveling and observing around the world what's happening during the Great Depression. Eleanor was the eyes and ears of…show more content…
Eleanor brought the idea in the United Nation and suggested to draft the declaration. She worked tirelessly hours drafting the declaration (Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum). Many people who worked with Roosevelt told her to stop and rest, but has refused and continue the draft herself. After Roosevelt has done all of her drafting, Roosevelt took it the United Nation to get the declaration published. On December 10, 1948, the UN Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. Roosevelt showed hard work on the Declaration because of how long Roosevelt drafted the declaration day and night. According to Australian Human Rights Commision, Roosevelt and the United Nation wanted to ‘inherent dignity of all human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.’ Also the declaration states that it declares human rights are universal and no matter what they do or who they are, the people should enjoy their own human rights (Australian Human Rights Commision). Roosevelt did several things to keep an awareness for the economy, so Roosevelt did what she thought was best for

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