President – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

While Roosevelt was governor of New York, the Great Depression tightened its grip on the country. Roosevelt, seeking new ideas, enlisted a “brains trust” of Columbia University professors to help him devise programs against hard times. These professors included Rexford Tugwell, Raymond Moley, and Adolf Berle, Jr. All became leading figures in the national administration … Read more

President Franklin Roosevelt

The world has known many great leaders, especially in the post-Civil War era. Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King, Jr. , and Harry Truman all rank with the most prominent leaders of all time. However, in my opinion President Franklin Roosevelt made the most difference out of anybody in this century. He began a new era … Read more

The New Deal

During the 1930’s, America witnessed a breakdown of the Democratic and free enterprise system as the US fell into the worst depression in history. The economic depression that beset the United States and other countries was unique in its severity and its consequences. At the depth of the depression, in 1933, one American worker in … Read more

FDRs Running For a third Term

When you first start thinking about Franklin Delano Roosevelt you might think of the New Deal, fireside chats, or possibly the United States role in World War II. Throughout Roosevelt’s Rein as president, he has had to make many decisions possible more than any other president before or after him. Simply because no other president … Read more