Franklin D. Roosevelt In 1940 Summary

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Paul Sparrow begins the article with saying that “the most important” presidential election is a controversial topic, probably because the term “most important” is an opinionated one. However, he goes on to say that there is most variety of evidence backing the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940. The election of 1940 will be forever remembered in history due to its many facets: the fact that FDR had already served two terms, the course of the US on the likeliness of war, the steps taken after war, and the shift of political power if Roosevelt were to lose. Hitler did not want Franklin Delano Roosevelt to win because he would continue America’s industrial prowess and England was desperate for him to win, for their fate was left in his