Franklin Roosevelt: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

October 30, 2020
Franklin Roosevelt: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

As the thirty-second president of the United States of America,Franklin Delano Roosevelt is a common household name in both hishome country and the world. Known as the man who led the UnitedStates through the Great Depression and World War II, Roosevelt wasa leader and a statesman, a scholar, and a politician.Franklin D. Roosevelt is the only president to have served forthree consecutive terms and voted in for a fourth, a fact thatallows him to stand out among the long list of Americanpresidents.Outside of his role as president of the United States, FranklinD. Roosevelt lived a full life. He was a father and a son, ahusband and a career man. He was a bank officer and attendedprestigious universities—Harvard University and Columbia UniversityLaw School—before practicing law. Additionally, he served as vicepresident for the Fidelity and Deposit Company. Perhaps mostfamously, Roosevelt served as governor of New York and president ofthe United States while he suffered from polio. Instead of allowingthe disease to keep him from living a full life, he went above andbeyond, training himself to walk without the power of his legs sothat his voters would not know that he suffered in anycapacity.What this book aims to do is determine who Franklin D. Rooseveltwas as a person outside of the spotlight. This book wants to answerquestions about this man. How did he interact with his wife andfamily? What were his exploits and his vices? His favoredhobbies?Franklin Roosevelt: A Captivating Guide to the Life of FDR is anoutline of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life that not only gives a briefoverview of his best-known feats but also provides a glimpse intowho he was as a person.Some of the topics covered in this book include:FDR's Childhood and EducationHis Personal LifeEarly Political CareerPolio and Governing of New York1932 Presidential ElectionFirst Term in PresidencySecond Term in PresidencyThird Term in PresidencyRelations with Foreign Leadership