Franklin D Roosevelt's Accomplishments

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Would you believe that in American history, a president would serve more than two terms? Well a president has and his name is Franklin Delano Roosevelt and he served as the thirty second president of the United States. He led the country through difficult times, such as the Great Depression, and World War II. Roosevelt is most remembered for his “New Deal” program which saved the country from economic failure.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 and lived in New York for most of his childhood. His family made most of their money from estate and trade. Franklin studied in Harvard and although he was a C average student, he received his degree for only three years. He also went on to study law at Columbia University Law School, but he found out he was uninterested in studying law and wanted to have achieve more.
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Roosevelt got married to Eleanor Roosevelt, his fifth cousin, on March 17, 1905. Together they have six children in total, one daughter and five boys. His children consisted of Anna Roosevelt Halstead born in 1906, James Roosevelt born in 1907, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. born in 1909, but died in infancy, Elliott Roosevelt born in 1910, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr., born in 1914, and John Aspinwall Roosevelt born in 1916. Although President Roosevelt had five sons and a daughter, he did not do much to help raise his children.
In 1921, the Roosevelt family went on a summer vacation but FDR was diagnosed with poliomyelitis. Poliomyelitis is a disease can cause paralysis. As a result, President Roosevelt was paralyzed in both legs and lost his ability to stand. Even though he couldn’t use his legs, he tried to go on with his life. Roosevelt also was very cautions and didn’t not make a big deal out of it by not informing the public. He tried to walk with crutches, but eventually got used to his condition and and did normal, everyday activities without the ability to